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“Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop”
May 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
On Saturday, May 20, 2023, you are invited to participate in Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop” with flintknapper Sam Greenleaf. This workshop will be held at 2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson, AZ from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
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 Native Americans made traditional crafts and is not intended to train students how to make artwork for sale. Limited to six registrants. All participants are asked to wear face masks and to practice physical distancing during the workshop to avoid spreading COVID-19 virus.
To register, there is a requested donation of $35 ($28 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Friends of S’edav Va’aki Museum members; 50% off for persons who have taken this class previously). Donations are due 10 days after reservation request or by 5 pm Thursday May 18, whichever is earlier: 520-798-1201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caption: Obsidian projectile point made by flintknapping workshop instructor Sam Greenleaf