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Learn how to make arrowheads and other points from stone in a flint knapping program at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center on Saturday, August 5, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Long before they began using metal tools, Native Americans, like the local Potawatomi, made many of their tools and weapons from flint and other rocks. Watch a park ranger demonstrate the techniques of making points and learn about the many different tools that you can make from stone.
The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12 in the Miller neighborhood of Gary. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/indu and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/