Type One and Type Two
Description: Stemmed Form - A small to medium size(~2+") lenticular point. Parallel Sided with Horizontal Transverse Flaking. The stem is short to moderate and narrow.
Type Two Bear points: Generally exceed 3" in length.
Lithic Composition: Basalt, Flint (Blue-Grey, Chocolate, Black) and Chalcedony (Clear, Black).
Age And Culture: In Canada the Earliest Culture to be associated with these points are the Acasta and these points are thought to date roughly 5000 B.C. to 4000 B.C.. This point type has also been found in association with the YUPUK-ESKIMO Cultures on St. Lawrence Island. Arctic Small Tool Tradition (4200 and 2800 BP).
Possible Origin: Northern Yukon: Great Bear Lake. These points are mostly found in the North Western Alaska
Distribution: These points are found in Northern Alaska (St. Lawrence Island) and The Northern Yukon Territory.
Updated text and Pictures provided by member Joel Castanza