Wrist Guard

Ivory Wrist Guard by Punuk Artist, 800-1200 CE.

Wrist Guards
Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017

Throughout history, wrist guards were created and used to protect a bearer’s wrist and arm from injury. This is done sometimes during warfare, during archery, while throwing spears, and/or projectiles. It is also to protect from falling damages. Today it is commonly used to protect athletes during sports. When a person falls, they typically stretch out their arms or hands out in front of them to break the fall. The extra support found in the wrist guard helps with the impact.

The North American Northwest and Columbia Plateau Tribes as well as Pacific Coast Tribes have very intriguing “wrist guards” in their culture and archaeological record. The Artwork of the Native American Pacific Northwest Cultures is phenomenal, embedded with myths, legends, and spirituality that empowers their people.

Research is being conducted, please come back for more information and photos.

Ivory Wrist Guard by Punuk Artist dating to 800-1200 CE. Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting Tools (http://www.technogypsie.com/science/?p=3815); Pacific Northwest Tribal Art (http://www.technogypsie.com/science/?p=3803); Pacific Northwest Tribes (http://www.technogypsie.com/science/?p=3467) Exhibit – Denver Museum of Art/ Art Museum (http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=838). Wandering around Denver, Colorado. New Life in Colorado: Chronicle 26 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. Adventures in Colorado. Photos taken Saturday, August 5, 2017. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=21965. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2017 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved. www.technogypsie.com/photography

Ivory Wrist Guard by Punuk Artist dating to 800-1200 CE. Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting Tools (http://www.technogypsie.com/science/?p=3815); Pacific Northwest Tribal Art (http://www.technogypsie.com/science/?p=3803); Pacific Northwest Tribes (http://www.technogypsie.com/science/?p=3467) Exhibit – Denver Museum of Art/ Art Museum (http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=838). Wandering around Denver, Colorado. New Life in Colorado: Chronicle 26 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. Adventures in Colorado. Photos taken Saturday, August 5, 2017. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=21965. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2017 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved. www.technogypsie.com/photography

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