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« on: June 30, 2009, 12:09:12 pm »
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I guess I'm not surprised to see that there aren't any posts in this particular forum given that there are not too many artifacts of Native Americans that are found with metal detectors.  That's actually what I was wondering.  If anyone has any knowledge about Native American history in relation to the use of metal, I would love to hear about it.  I just came back from vacation in West Texas and I'd be curious to know if there would be anything worth looking for with a detector when I go back.  I did find some nice pieces of pottery dating back about 1000 years and got some fantastic pictures of pictographs, some dating back 10,000 years!

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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2009, 12:13:59 pm »
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Some do search for it ,And with a metal detector ,I would love to find some trade silver one day ,I know some guy's that have found some  nice piece's

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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2009, 12:23:05 pm »
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Thanks, outback!  I wasn't even thinking about jewelry!  Silly me.  I was thinking about weaponry and such.   I guess once firearms were introduced though it wouldn't have made sense to use metal spears or daggers.  And given there lack of experience in metalworking, anything they might have used would have been crafted by Europeans and traded for, huh? 


Interesting stuff.  Thanks, again.

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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2009, 12:27:06 pm »
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metal arrow head's has well some were copper i believe

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I did'nt know that.  That would be really cool to find!

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Native Americans did not have the ability to smelt metal from ore but they did use metals that were found as metal in its raw form like copper, silver and gold. All of those come as nuggets as well as ore.

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Native Americans did not have the ability to smelt metal from ore but they did use metals that were found as metal in its raw form like copper, silver and gold. All of those come as nuggets as well as ore.
  Ok so how do you explain these two which are not made of gold silver or copper but a metal these belong to my Mother who is a collector and  a archie,,The spear point is one she found on a dig and was dated to be 8000 year's old ,the 2 two arrowhead's one is broken were found in B.C Has well has the trade bead's The native's did learn quite a bit from the early  settler's ,         

 
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Ask her about smelting. If they found the metal in raw form, they used it.

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It's interesting to see the difference between the arrowheads found on the West Coast vs. traditional stone arrowheads found in the East.  I wonder if there was influence from Norse explorers or even people that traveled across the land bridge from Russia, or if they weren't made by indiginous people but a traded item made by people from distant lands.  I know I'm all over the place with the theories but I know virtually nothing about Native American history

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It's interesting to see the difference between the arrowheads found on the West Coast vs. traditional stone arrowheads found in the East.  I wonder if there was influence from Norse explorers or even people that traveled across the land bridge from Russia, or if they weren't made by indiginous people but a traded item made by people from distant lands.  I know I'm all over the place with the theories but I know virtually nothing about Native American history
     

yeah I wonder about the Viking's traveling to Canada the one pic of the white figure of a viking was found in a lake by my Grandmother  in a very remote  spot in northern Ontario year's ago ,,,Also from what I have been told the native's in Michigan were very good at  seperating the ore from copper by melting it in pots

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