Before the Bow and Arrow: An Atlatl Workshop

may, 2018

05may11:00 am2:00 pmBefore the Bow and Arrow: An Atlatl Workshopwith Gary Nolf11:00 am - 2:00 pm Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT 06793

Event Details

Did you know that before the bow and arrow many Native Americans used atlatl to hunt?  Such dart throwers enabled hunters to throw the dart faster and farther than by hand alone.  Under the guidance of the atlatl expert Gary Nolf, you will learn about its history and the different designs of this ancient weapons before making your own atlatl and dart.  Then, you’ll test your skill and craftsmanship is just-for-fun competition.

Space is limited – Reservation Required.  Call 860-868-0518 or email [email protected] to reserve your spot.  Note: Participants under 18 must be accompanied by and adult.

Cost: $15 Adults; $13 Seniors; $11 Children; $5 IAIS Members.


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Institute for American Indian Studies

38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT 06793