Beyond Survival with Les Stroud


Subject: Science & Health
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: Discover Education

Les Stroud travels to some of the most remote places on the planet to learn techniques rarely shown to people outside these isolated tribes. Steeped in ancient tradition and tribal custom, Stroud journeys to Madagascar to learn the survival techniques of the Antanosy tribe, known for their unique spiritual practices and wild dog hunting skills. He ventures to the Kalahari Desert on a journey to connect with a tribe called the San, who hunt with poison arrows, and practice a legendary trance dance to communicate with the spirit world. And he witnesses a "comoutin" ceremony in Papua New Guinea, practiced by the Hewa people — something no outsider has seen in 40 years.

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Air Date/Time: Friday nights at 10:00pm

Beyond Survival with Les Stroud

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