The Past – Flintknapping

Before the days of stores and catalogs, native people on the plains made their tools from stone, through a skill called "flintknapping."

Flintknapping (Windows Media)
Flintknapping (Real Media)

Ed Day, demonstrating how to work with flints

Sharpening with deer antler

Hand-carved flint knife

Striking the flint

Large flint rock

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