Interview with Kim Blalock 1973-07-20


Kim Blalock explained the methods Indians used for creating arrowheads. He describes various tactics, including percussion and pressure flaking, and the different tools used to chip away at flint until it became an arrowhead. He demonstrates how to attach the arrowhead to the shaft of the arrow. He also describes the kind of stones the Choctaw would use, as well as explaining what concordant fractures are and the differences between arrowheads and spearpoints.