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MAKING PRIMITIVE FIRE

As I analyze and think of how fire was initially created by our early ancestors, I raise more questions than ...
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HOHOKAM POTTERY (PART 2)

Back in late 2018 I published a blog article introducing readers to Hohokam ceramics. Hohokam pottery vessels are some of ...
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MAKING POTTERY

Part One: Making pottery When analyzing prehistoric people in the American Southwest, how do we define different cultures? Some in ...
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MAKING THE SINEW BACKED BOW

When prehistoric peoples crossed the Bering Strait they discovered lands very rich in resources. Water was plentiful, vegetation was diverse, ...
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ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE DELLS

The Granite Dells located in Prescott, Arizona is truly a unique area that attracts thousands of locals and visitors wanting ...
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HOHOKAM POTTERY (PART 1)

One of the most fascinating study areas in Hohokam archaeology is the analization of ceramics. Hohokam potters made two primary ...
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HOHOKAM JEWELRY

When archaeologists analyze the prehistoric Hohokam of the Phoenix valley we truly see a high culture society that was highly ...
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MAKING TRADITIONAL ARROWS

Past cultures and their means of making bows and arrows have always been an interest of mine. As a young ...
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HOHOKAM SNAKETOWN POINTS

All archaeologists agree, the prehistoric Hohokam of the Phoenix Valley were an amazing people whom forced us to reexamine the ...
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RIVER CANE ARROWS (VIDEO SERIES)

Here is a video series on arrow making we filmed in the fall of 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9pHlOvaovg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08Hfr6GGX3c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhBKnKz7SRI
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