First, Cherokee bow and arrow maker Willie Pekah shares his expert knowledge about making both Comanche bows and arrows. His comments are truly enlightening and really show us how important that bows and arrows were to the daily lives and long term survival of the Indian Nations in America.
Secondly, It’s great to see traditional skills being passed onto the next generations. Noel Grayson shows you the key issues that are considered as the type of tree is selected and a bow is begun. Noel does an excellent job covering the step by step work that must be done and the orderly way he presents the bow mqking process is very informative. Insiders say the teaching and learning of bow and arrow making is led by the Brotherhood of the Bow.