Indigenous Simple Machines

This playlist goes with the Simple Machines lesson plan by Hannah Morales. Find the lesson plan in the teach section of the Can You Dig it? pathway on the Learning Portal here.


Antler Wedge

This is an antler wedge in the Royal BC Museum collection. 

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Antler Wedge in Use

Illustration from the Royal BC Museum archaeology gallery of  antler wedges and a stone hand maul being used for woodworking. 

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Ladder in Pit House

This image is from the BC Archives. Learn more about the image here: <http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/kickwilli-hules-1907-inside-of-pit-house> .

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Pole Raising

This image is from BC Archives. Learn more about the image here: <http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/raising-totem-pole-at-masset>

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Cowichan Spindle Whorl

This image is from the BC Archives. Learn more about the image here: <http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/spinning-wool-for-cowichan-indian-sweaters>

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Paddle

This paddle is from the Royal BC Museum Ethnology collection. View the object in the collection here

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