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Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop

January 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Saturday, January 6, 2023, join flintknapper Sam Greenleaf as he leads the “Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop,” from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon 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 requested $35 donation ($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 January 4, whichever is earlier: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.

Flyer: 20240106(V1)ArrowheadMaking&FlintknappingWorkshop

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


January 6
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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