Title of Oral/Poster Presentation

Native American Weaponry of the Great Basin

Class

Article

College

Caine College of the Arts

Faculty Mentor

Sandra Charlson

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Abstract

The Native American Indians of the Great Basin region had a unique culture and history that can be seen through the artifacts they left behind. Of the surviving pieces their time period, stone tools and weapons are among the best preserved items we find today. Weaponry held significance in the everyday lives of Native Americans in hunting, battle, and ritual, though their design and types of weapons have changed over time with new knowledge and outside influence.

Location

The South Atrium

Start Date

4-12-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

4-12-2018 10:15 AM

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Native American Weaponry of the Great Basin

The South Atrium

The Native American Indians of the Great Basin region had a unique culture and history that can be seen through the artifacts they left behind. Of the surviving pieces their time period, stone tools and weapons are among the best preserved items we find today. Weaponry held significance in the everyday lives of Native Americans in hunting, battle, and ritual, though their design and types of weapons have changed over time with new knowledge and outside influence.