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“Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop”

March 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Some projectile points made by flintknapping class instructor Sam Greenleaf.

Some projectile points made by flintknapping class instructor Sam Greenleaf.

On Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9 am to 12 noon, there will be an “Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop” with flintknapper Sam Greenleaf  at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center,  2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson (in Tucson Unified School District’s Ajo Service Center, just west of La Cholla Blvd., ½-mile north of John F. Kennedy Park). 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 prehistoric people made and used projectile points and other tools created from obsidian and other stone. The class is designed to help modern people understand how prehistoric Native Americans made traditional crafts, and is not intended to train students how to make artwork for sale. Minimum enrollment 6, maximum 8. Fee: $28 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members) fee includes all materials and equipment.
Reservations and prepayment required by 5 p.m. Thursday March 9: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.
Sam Greenleaf Arrowhead & Flintknapping flyer


March 11, 2017
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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