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Making and Using the Atlatl
Meet the weapon that was used to hunt the wooly mammoth, the atlatl. The atlatl predates the bow by at least 20,000 years and is still used today for hunting game large and small as well as fishing. The atlatl, or throwing handle, allows the user to throw 5 foot darts up to 75 yards, in my experience. We will have kits prepared and help you build your own atlatl set and learn how to throw it. We will meet at the village green park in Sisters and caravan to a location in the national forest close by. I'll post the location, soon. Fee for this class $20, at the location. Bring a good fixed bladed knife and what you need to be comfortable in the woods. It will be important to rsvp as soon as possible, as kits will be limited.

Village Green City Park, Sisters, OR 97759

Village Green City Park, Sisters, OR 97759 · Sisters, Or

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    Join us in learning and practicing primitive skills and traditional bush crafting. They can enhance your outdoor recreation, and offer you a default position in an emergency. We will explore primitive stone tools, weapons, blacksmithing. Making fire, shelter and clothing. Processing food and hides. If you love the outdoors and want to add more "tools to you toolbox" or would like share some of your skill set with like minded folks, we'd love to have you join us.

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