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Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop

October 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Obsidian projectile point made by flintknapping workshop instructor Sam Greenleaf.

       On Saturday, October 24, 2020, there will be an “Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop” with flintknapper Sam Greenleaf at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson from 9:00 a.m. to noon. There is a $35 requested donation ($28 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members; 50% off for persons who have taken this class previously).
Learn how to make arrowheads, spear points, and other flaked stone artifacts just like ancient peoples did. In this workshop, flintknapping expert Sam Greenleaf provides participants with hands-on experience and learning on how pre-European Contact people made and used projectile points and other tools created from obsidian and other stone. All materials and equipment are provided. The class is designed to help modern people understand how pre-Contact Native Americans made traditional crafts and is not intended to train students how to make artwork for sale. Limited to six registrants.
Reservations and donation prepayments required by 5 p.m. Thursday October 22: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.

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October 24, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Old Pueblo Archaeology Center
2201 W. 44th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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