Caddo Mounds: Atlatl Program with Neal Stilley

Sep 19 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site
1649 State HWY 21 West
Alto  Texas  75925

Caddo Mounds visitors center
Caddo Mounds visitors center

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in a day program to learn about the ancient hunting and throwing device known as the atlatl.

Led by Neal. Stilley, archeological steward for the Texas Historical Commission, and Rachel Galan, Caddo Mounds site educator/interpreter, activities will include instruction on the development of hunting tools, different atlatl styles, and throwing techniques. There will also be an outside segment where the participants can practice throwing darts at a target using the atlatl. A guided tour is also included.

This program is part of a primitive technologies series being offered at the site. Seating is limited, so please call 936-858-3218 to indicate your interest in attending. For ages seven and older.