MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: CSU students learn to use ancient tools during Prehistoric Technology Day

The Colorado State University Department of Anthropology is celebrating Prehistoric Technology Day from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24. Students will be learning how to skin hides, throw atlatls, make beads, face paint and flintknap.

Details: The students of four sections of the Anthropology 140 class will be rotated through activities in the Monfort Quad during the afternoon of Oct. 24. There will be about 200 students participating. Activities will include flintknapping (making arrowheads by using stones to chip away at other stones), making and applying their own face paint, making pottery, grinding food and using stone tools. The event will be run by graduate students and upper-division undergraduate students in the anthropology program.

Contact: Jeff Dodge at (970) 491-4251 or for more details about the event.