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    American Indian Archery Technology
      US - Central
    American Indians did not always have the bow and arrow. It was not until about A.D. 500 that the bow and arrow was adopted in Iowa some 11,500 years after the first people came to the region.
    Bone Tools
      US - Central
    Series in Ancient Technologies. Ancient Iowans used many kinds of animal bones as raw material for tools. Along with artifacts of stone, shell, and wood, bone implements were an important part of many tool kits.
    Meskwaki Traditional Arts - Woven Bags
      US - Central
    Woven bags were produced by various finger-weaving techniques using various plant fibers (basswood, Indian Hemp (dogbane family), stinging nettle) and sometimes incorporating animal hair and beads. Early wool trade blankets were sometimes unraveled and the fibers respun to make woven bags.
    Prehistoric Pottery
      US - Central
    Pottery was important to ancient Iowans and is an important type of artifact for the archaeologist. Ceramic pots are breakable but the small fragments, or sherds, are almost indestructible, even after hundreds of years in the ground. Pots were tools for cooking, serving, and storing food, and pottery was also an avenue of artistic expression.
    Univ of Iowa: Gender, Race, & Ethnicity in Media: Native Americans & Indigenous Peoples
       
    University of Iowa Department of Communication Studies - links to worldwide native & indigenous resources.




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