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About Native American Arrowheads
The fact is that Native American arrowheads are one of the most common types you’ll find, both from collectors and during your hunts. The reason for this is simply because of their frequent reliance and dependence on arrowheads for hunting. Hundreds of years ago, they relied on projectile-point weapons to hunt game for the survival of their tribes and families. Without arrowheads, life would have been much more difficult to say the least. Just think of how ineffective an arrow would be without a projectile point attached to the end of it.
Although an arrowhead is a simple invention, it allowed Native Americans to instantly possess a deadly hunting weapon. Not only were they used in the construction of arrows, but Native Americans also used them for spears, darts, tridents and other weapon
If you’re an avid arrowhead collector, you’ve probably seen a ton of different Native American arrowheads. You will find they vary in size, shape, craftsmanship, and the type of stone or material used in their construction. A trip to the museum will often give you a sense of just how diverse Native American tools and arrowheads are.
Collecting Native American Arrowheads Today
After hundreds of years, Native American arrowheads are still found across the U.S. In fact, if you’ve ever found an arrowhead here in North America, there’s a good chance it’s one made by Native Americans.
If you want to go looking for Native American arrowheads, here are some tips to follow:
- Don’t go on any land without permission from the owner. This is the golden rule when it comes Native American arrowhead hunting. Going on any land you don’t have permission to is both dangerous and illegal. Taking a few minutes to ask the landowner can leave you with new hunting spot.
- Covering ground is important when you go hunting for Native American Arrowheads, so pack light. You will need to move freely and being bogged down by heavy gear will only slow your progress. I typically carry a small backpack filled with essentials like food, water, a map and a compass.
- Look closely! When you’re hunting for Native American arrowheads, it’s easy to simply overlook specimens buried next to similar-shaped stones and rocks. Remember, these arrowheads have been on the ground for a long time, so dirt and sediments are likely covering them.
The term “Native American” refers to the people indigenous to North America located within present-day U.S with the exception of Hawaii. Before the arrival of European settlers, they generally lived a simple lifestyle with the men going our hunting, while the women cooked, farmed and cared for the children. Native Americans were originally called Indians when Christopher Columbus mistakenly thought they were from the Indies. Today, there is still some debate over what name to call them, as many refer to themselves as “Indians” or “American Indians.
The Native American population and culture still flourishes today with 550 federally-recognized tribes in the U.S. encompassing a population of over 5 million. To preserve their history, many of their old traditions are still practiced and carried on by various tribes.