PRIMITIVE SKILLS

 A View To The Past

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This page contains some of the primitive skills used by Native Americans to manufacture the goods they used and traded.  New skills will be added as information becomes available.

FLINT KNAPPING    Flint knapping

 

SMALL SCALE THERMAL ALTERATION 

 

Thermal alteration

 

FIRE BUILDING  

  leaning fires

 

BOW DRILL: PART 1 - FIRE MAKING

 

 

MAKING NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY

 hopi pottery2

 

SALT USAGE BY NATIVE AMERICANS  

toms SALT PAN