After the cattail pollen was harvested, it was taken to the Lenape Village at Churchville Nature Center for bread. A Lenape instructor provided a fire with her bow drill. The picture shows her vigorously spinning the drill (a straight stick) with a bow (a stick that will bend to add cordage) to make an ember on a notched flat piece of wood that can be held down with the knee. Smoke comes first before the important ember.
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