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Thatched shelter constructed at the Rattlesnake Rendezvous 2004 event at Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness, California.
1st photo: Gene Ward and Sheryl building the willow frame for the shelter.
2nd photo: Adding the thatching of willow and alder branches to the frame.
3rd photo: Aaron and Ken in the completed thatched shelter.
© K. Peek 2004



Dino and Aaron splitting a branch with an antler wedge and the blunt end of a stone axe (Rattlesnake Rendezvous 2004, Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness).
© K. Peek 2004



Cooking salmon over hot coals (Rattlesnake Rendezvous 2004, Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness).
© K. Peek 2004




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