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Hands-On Archaeology: Winter Count 2019
Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (April 28, 2019)—From February 10–16, I attended Winter Count, a traditional skills gathering. This year was the 25th time it was held in southern Arizona and the second time it was held at that location, about 30 minut...
Hands-On Archaeology: How to Tan a Hide
Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (March 29, 2017)—In this post I will describe the process of brain-tanning, which I learned last month at Winter Count. I have to admit, though I have seen the process in parts, it always looked like more work than I wanted...