For information on the Atlatl (Aztec word) try looking at sources of
Mexican and Northamerican archaeology. The earliest documentation I have
found comes from the Journals of Cortez' soldiers. Additional
information comes from the Northwest coast tribes and archaeological
remains of the Mississippi valley and westward. I believe there may also
be some material in Neanderthal and Cro Magnon digs but those books are
packed. I would suspect that they would also be found in other cultures
but I don't have references and starting here should lead you to
In service to the dream,
Carolus von Eulenhorst
On Sun, 11 Mar 2001 18:09:48 -0700 "John Rockwell" <phxrock@...
>Greetings to the list members.
>What is happenings the list has been very quite lately.
>I have a couple of questions
> Dose any know where I find some information an the
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