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This links to the section with information related to Computer Science at NIU.

These are links to information on Primitive Firebuilding:

My description of Primitive Firebuilding using Flint & Steel.

My description of Primitive Firebuilding using Fire by Friction.

A video, filmed by Dr. Robert Zerwekh, on the campus of
Northern Illinois University, in the spring of 2005, showing
me building a fire using Fire by Friction,

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