CALIFORNIA NATIVE AMERICAN Bows and Arrows Documentary professional pictures photos pics images, field museum research why how to information about expert Indian bow makers bows and arrows archery of Alta California.
Andres Albanes, Kumeyaay - PaiPai Indian archer bow maker, Santa Catarina indigenous community, Baja California, Mexico, 1990s.


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Native American Bows & Arrows Arrowheads original content courtesy of PAUL D. CAMPBELL, provides KUMEYAAY.INFO guests with an experienced field researcher's look into how the Native American California Indians made their rare hard to find willow bows, specialized hunting arrows, hardwood arrowheads, and stone Indian arrowheads for hunting, target and sport shooting.

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Native American bows, arrows, fletching and arrowheads in this California tribal bow section are about primitive hunting and war weaponry of the Yuman and Shoshonean Indians of Southern California, northern Baja CA, Mexico, and southwest Arizona. These aboriginal weapons include the bows and arrows of the Kumeyaay Kumiai, PaiPai, Quechan, Maricopa, Mohave Mojave, Ipai Tipai, Kiliwa, Yavapai, Havasupai, Hualapai, Indigenous peoples of North America; including the Luiseño Luiseno, Serrano, Juaneño Juaneno, Chemehuevi, Gabrielino and Cahuilla nations.

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