Lower Alabama Creek Style
Lower Alabama Creek Style
by Dan Hutchison, Apalachee Archery. Posted with his permission.

      I'm mixed blood Muskogee[Creek] from south Al. , this is the style my grandfather and great uncle's taught me to make as a child in the 1940's & 50's.

Wood, 20" x 1" x 1/2" (main board)
Wood, 3" x 1" x 1" (peg block)
Dowel, 5/16" x 1 1/2"
Leather thong, 9" long


Lower Alabama Creek style atlatl
The original has an antler peg, a bow-style thong grip, and a rock weight tied on just ahead of the peg block.

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