No announcement yet.

Flint knapping is more than making arrowheads

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Flint knapping is more than making arrowheads

    By Travina Coleman
    Braggs, Oklahoma (AP)

    Ted Lawrence wants to see flint knapping as an art form. And it is. Just look at some of his work with obsidian – a rock found in Oregon and Washington.

    “The obsidian is sharp like glass, but the smoky gray color is beautiful. You can hold it to the sunlight and see what the stone has captured,” he said.

Join the online community forum celebrating Native American Culture, Pow Wows, tribes, music, art, and history.

Related Topics


  • AngelFeather
    A Nickle is worth more than a Dime.
    by AngelFeather
    There's a little fellow named Junior who hangs out at the local grocery store. The manager doesn't know what Junior's problem is, but the boys like to tease him. They say he is two bricks short of a load, or his elevator doesn't go all the way to the top.

    To prove it, sometimes the boys...
    01-27-2005, 12:25 PM
  • Skabewis
    Making more marsh at Nisqually Delta
    by Skabewis
    Tacoma, Washington (AP)

    A $12 million restoration effort in the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge began July 14 as crews work to re-establish more than 21 miles of sloughs and channels in the delta between Tacoma and Olympia.

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Puget...
    07-19-2008, 04:56 PM
  • Skabewis
    Sculpture honoring Oklahma historian is on schedule
    by Skabewis
    By Chelcey Adami
    Stillwater, Oklahoma (AP)

    Plans three years in the making for a sculpture honoring Angie Debo continue on toward the statue’s expected delivery Sept. 30.

    Upon completion, the bronze sculpture created by Stillwater artist Phyllis Mantik will reside...
    08-23-2010, 02:31 PM
  • Skabewis
    Dig revealing 700-year-old village
    by Skabewis
    Lewiston, Illinois (AP)

    The remains of a 700-year-old Indian village are slowly beginning to emerge from the ground near Dickson Mounds. The ongoing archaeological dig is revealing tools, pottery and even the living quarters, and the public is invited to see the artifacts firsthand....
    06-25-2009, 03:19 PM
  • Skabewis
    Buffalo Bill Historical Center sends art to Italy
    by Skabewis
    By Ruffin Prevost
    Cody, Wyoming (AP)

    More than 100 years after his Wild West Show last toured Europe, Buffalo Bill Cody is helping attract a new crowd there, this time as a bridge between Western history and American art.

    The Buffalo Bill Historical Center has loaned...
    01-07-2008, 11:30 PM



There are no results that meet this criteria.

Sidebar Ad