Hunting Strategies

2.8 Hunting Strategies

Hunting Strategies

Very likely the hunters mounted their flint spear points on short bone handles. The handles were attached to longer wooden shafts. With a reserve supply of points, they could quickly "reload" their spears if the first one was lodged in an animal or if it was broken. The hunters continued to kill caribou until they had enough to provide meat, bone, and hides for their band's needs. In some cases, several bands may have worked together and harvested enough for all.