by Brittany, Harnsowl ,Laurie ,Stephanie ,Johann 4A
are generally classified according to the following notch types:
notched and bottom notched
notched and cornered notched
and bottom notched
Notch less, either triangular or oblong in shape-sometimes called
“stemmed” or “shouldered.”
Native Americans used arrowheads for many reasons. They used them to hunt, garden, dig, and eat. The earliest arrowheads date back to the ice age. Native Americans created arrowheads with flint, jasper, metal, and a hammer stone. Some Indians traveled about 100 miles to get the equipment. They often used deer antlers as a tool to create arrowheads.
many people find arrowheads and use them to find out about the past.
Although many people search with good intentions some people are
bad. Pot hunters destroy
sites that hold important arrowheads and stone artifacts.
American Indians used arrowheads to hunt game and defend their homes. Sizes and shapes of arrowheads depended on the type of tribe, and the kind of stone available.