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In indigenous cultures, ancient tools and weapons are still used, both as an art form and ceremonially. Handcrafted the old way by a member of Taos Pueblo’s multi-talented Concha family, this traditional stone hammer is made in the same fashion and of the same materials as the people have done since the dawn of time. […]

Daniel and Estevan Marcus (Taos Pueblo) created this slingshot in the old way: carved and whittled by hand from a branch of local wood and strung with sturdy rubberized bands knotted around a soft deerhide pocket. The Y-frame is hand-painted in vintage style, with repeating bands in the color of the local landscape — the soft green […]

Give a young friend one of the traditional toys of childhood, or revisit your own, with this old-style slingshot. Crafted by hand by Daniel and Estevan Marcus (Taos Pueblo), the characteristic Y-frame is whittled from local wood. A flexible white deerhide pocket is tied to the frame with rubberized bands. Painted accents evoke the colors of […]

Be a kid again, or give a little bit of childhood history to a young friend, with this traditional slingshot. Made by hand in the old way by Daniel and Estevan Marcus (Taos Pueblo), it’s fully functional: whittled by hand from a a natural Y-frame branch of local wood, with a soft white deerhide pocket […]

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