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Acorn leaching
© D. Labiste 2003



Casting an atlatl dart with a chamise foreshaft and a hafted flint point.
The main shaft is made from elderberry.
© D. Labiste 2003



Oak wedges made by Kennie Elvin. The wedges were used for splitting logs.
© D. Labiste 2003



Hair comb created from monkeyface eel ribs.
The comb was made by Susan Labiste.
© D. Labiste 2003



Ken Peek demonstrating flintknapping
at the Ohlone Day event at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.
© D. Labiste 2003


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