EARLY 20TH CENTURY AUSTRALIAN WOOMERA SPEAR THROWER #9035

Early 20th century australian aboriginal woomera spear thrower #9035

EARLY 20TH CENTURY AUSTRALIAN WOOMERA SPEAR THROWER #9035

Make and use an atlatl: These spear throwers, or ‘dart’ throwers, are commonly referred to with an Aztec name. Atl means far. Think of throwing a spear far, but with an atlatl, you can throw one far far. If you were an Aboriginal Australian, you would call it a woomera; Yupik Eskimo, nuqaq (nook-ack). In history, they were developed as hunting tools after the good old-fashioned spear, and before the bow. It is often referred to as the grandfather of the bow and arrow.

Throwing an Atlatl dart. I have long wanted to offer this as a camp activity for older kids.

Not a weapon of choice but when you have nothing, you could make an Atlatl.

How to Make an Atlatl

This is an instructable on how to make an atlatl and a dart to go with it. The atlatl and dart were once used as a hunting weapon, and are now used for sport.

http://www.paracordist.com How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial - In this Badger Bushcraft Blog article Phil Brown will be showing you how to make a very simple atlatl or ancient spear thrower in a easy to follow step by step tutorial.

How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial

Aboriginal Spear thrower     An Aboriginal spear thrower is also commonly known as Woomera or Miru and is a weapon that uses leverage to achieve greater velocity and distance in spear throwing. The aim of this article is to look at the variety of Aboriginal Spear...

The aim of this article is to look at the variety of Aboriginal Spear Thrower. As weapons and as a collectable aboriginal art form.

How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial

How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial

http://www.paracordist.com How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial - In this Badger Bushcraft Blog article Phil Brown will be showing you how to make a very simple atlatl or ancient spear thrower in a easy to follow step by step tutorial.

How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial

How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial

How To Make A Very Simple Atlatl Or Ancient Spear Thrower Tutorial

Ancient Atlatls: How to Make a Down-N-Dirty Spear-Thrower ~ TheSurvivalSherpa.com

Ancient Atlatls: How to Make a Down-N-Dirty Spear-Thrower

This stone carving depicts an ancient Maya man carrying a spear and a spear thrower. Tamayo museum of Oaxaca

Maya Warrior ~This stone carving depicts an ancient Maya man carrying a stone bag, spear and spear thrower. Tamayo museum of Oaxaca. Photo by Thomas Aleto

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The aim of this article is to look at the variety of Aboriginal Spear Thrower. As weapons and as a collectable aboriginal art form.

Spear thrower from the Kimberley

The aim of this article is to look at the variety of Aboriginal Spear Throwers not as just as weapons but as a collectable aboriginal art form.

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