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Primative Skills Workshop: Atlatl & Dart

Stone age survival skills

August 21 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This powerful weapon has a 40,000 year history, and was employed by the first Paleoamericans to hunt Wooly Mammoth. The atlatl (or spear-thrower) is used to propel a long spear (dart), and is now a legal means of taking deer in Missouri. Participants will construct an atlatl, use heat to straighten a cane dart, then we’ll practice on a target!

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