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Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop

October 14, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Saturday, October, 14, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, the “Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop” with flintknapper Sam Greenleaf will be held at at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson. 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.

There is a $35 requested donation for the workshop ($28 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation members; 50% off for persons who have taken this class previously), which supports Old Pueblo’s education programs about archaeology and traditional cultures. Donations are due 10 days after reservation request or by 5 pm Thursday October 12, whichever is earlier: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.

Flyer: 20231014(V1)ArrowheadMaking&FlintknappingWorkshop

Caption: Obsidian projectile point made by flintknapping workshop instructor Sam Greenleaf


October 14, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Allen Dart


Old Pueblo Archaeology Center
2201 W. 44th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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