Reelfoot craft event set
Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 9:25 pm
The Messenger, March 28, 2012
Native American craftsmen will be set up at the Reelfoot Lake State Park Visitors Center from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 7 as part of a Knap-In event.
The event will provide a unique opportunity for visitors to learn how Native Americans made arrowheads and other tools they needed to survive in a hostile world. Craftsmen will showcase a variety of primitive skills including flintknapping, firestarting, bow making, blowguns, pottery and traditional music.
“Learn how the people who came before us lived and see the tools they used,” a news release states in part. “If you have Native American artifacts that you would like to know more about, an archaeologist will be on site to identify and age your collection.”
For more information about the event, contact David Haggard at (731) 253-9652 or by email at David.Haggard@tn.gov.