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Buffalo Jump atlatl competition set for this weekend

 

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Buffalo Jump atlatl competition set for this weekend

Tim Leeds, [email protected]

An annual tradition is set for this weekend at the Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump, where people can try their hand at an ancient hunting technique.

The Eighth Annual Atlatl Competition will be held at the archaeological site, behind the Holiday Village Mall.

The competition, which is free and open to the public, will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The weapon, a precursor of the bow and arrow, uses a handle to throw a small spear at the target.

World Atlatl Association members will be...



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