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8 08, 2017

Atlatls or spear-throwers

By |2019-09-16T20:54:01-07:00August 8th, 2017|Native American|3 Comments

Atlatl history: this is an ancient atlatl What is an atlatl? An atlatl, or spear-thrower, is a wooden or bone stick with a hook on one end that you can use to throw a spear farther than you could throw it without using an atlatl. Flint spear-points Paleo-Indians All our Native American articles [...]

12 06, 2017

History of Hunting – Running, Nets, Bows

By |2019-09-15T07:02:25-07:00June 12th, 2017|Economy|4 Comments

Persistence hunting People have been hunting for a long, long time; the history of hunting is older than people. Even monkeys hunt meat with sticks. So men and women have been hunting since before they even became people. The oldest kind of hunting may be persistence hunting. Evolution of Primates Chimpanzees Early humans Gathering wild food [...]