Atlatl

A&S’s Teaching Hub Features Dr. Juan Ponce-Vázquez’s Atlatl Lesson

from The Teaching Hub As someone who teaches courses on colonial Latin American history in Alabama, and previously in the rural northeast, I have not had many chances to bring history to life for my students. In the past, I have taken students to museums when a temporary exhibit came to a nearby city. For […]

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HY 111 Students try Their Hands at the Atlatl, a Native American Spear Throwing Device

On Monday September 14, students from HY 111 – Colonial Latin America, got the opportunity to spend their class time outdoors at the Rec Fields engaged in an active learning experience. Professor Juan Ponce-Vázquez invited students to try their hands at the atlatl, a Native American spear thrower. The atlatl was a weapon commonly used […]

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