Atlatl Workshop at Indian Ladder Farms, Altamont, New York

by | Jun 26, 2007 | News

Thunderbird Atlatl will be offering an atlatl making workshop this Friday, June 29, from noon to 5 p.m. at Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont, New York near Albany, New York.
On June 30, we will be participating in Atlal Discovery Day also at Indian Ladder Farms from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Indian Ladder Farms is located at 342 Altamont Rd.,Altamont, NY 12009. For further information and directions contact Indian Ladder Farms at(518) 765-2956 or email at info@indianladderfarms
The classes are highly recommended for people interested in archaeology, anthropology, survival skills, or just looking for a fun project! The atlatl class will cover both modern and traditional techniques of atlatl and dart construction, including flint knapping, hafting stone points, cordage making, atlatl lore and coaching on the use of your new atlatl. Participants will leave the workshop with a finished atlatl and at least one finished dart and materials for two more darts. The cost of the class is $65 which includes instruction and materials. Payment will be accepted the day of the class or advance reservations and payments can be made by calling 1-800-836-4520 or email at Reservations can also be made through Indian Ladder Farms. Class size is limited to 10. If needed, another class can be set up.
On Atlatl Discovery Day, June 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., visit the farm and try out the atlatl. Atlatls and darts will be available for sale.
Thunderbird Atlatl just returned from an enjoyable evening program as part of the Delaware River Sojurn program. Bob Berg presented an evening lecture on primitive technologies ending with some atlatl casting. Thanks to the National Park Service staff and Kittatinny Canoes for being great hosts.


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