Arrowheads: Projectile Points

Gilbert Pizarro
Leslie Walker
Peo/Cltr of NA: Native American
Arrowheads: An Annotated Bibliography
Projectile points known as arrowheads were used as essential tools or weapons of war for Native Americans in North America for thousands of years. It was used for spears, and arrows that were manufactured out of stone, bone. rock and many other materials by Native Americans. It is a heritage to their way of life. Throughout my research paper I will focus on the main task that arrowheads were used for in everyday life, and their variants as well as designs.
The History and Symbolism of the Arrowhead. The Wire, Sarah Viens , 4 Oct. 2017,
For a brief moment in the paper, I will describe the meaning and symbolism behind the arrowhead. To inform you briefly, Native Americans believed that wearing these points around your neck is a symbol of protection and strength. Its seen as a sign of courage, and it protects whoever wears it from sickness and negative energy.
The Office of the State Archaeologist. American Indian Archery Technology | The Office of the State Archaeologist,
Arrowheads have been used by Native Americans since ancient times as weapons. I think it would be a good idea to touch up on the history and development of technology and warfare for Native Americans. The bow and arrow was a huge step in hunting and war. It also allowed Native Americans to attack from a further distance and it helped hunting larger animals.
Making Arrowheads: The Ancient Art of Flint Knapping. Alderleaf Wilderness College,
Its important to note the technique in making this tool. The technique was called flint knapping. Hunter/gatherers relied on this survival skill to create the point for a universal tool and a hunting implement. Ill touch up on the fact that many people continue to practice the skill today like experimental archaeologists, ect.

Here’s my annotated bibliography to help you get an idea of what I’m trying to write.