He leaped to his feet, drawing back his right arm and hurling, the throwing-stick giving added velocity to the spear.
It was in this way that people learned to hurl weapons with a throwing-stick.
The spears were of solid wood, of twelve feet in length, and could not have been used with a throwing-stick.
It was during this time that the Bison clan learned to use the throwing-stick.
His head was laid to the northward, and in his hands were deposited his spear and his throwing-stick.
On the side of invention the throwing-stick is a point to be emphasized in this lesson.
A thorough kaiak-man can also right himself without an oar by help of his throwing-stick, or even without it, by means of one arm.
The Greenland throwing-stick is a long, flat trapezoid, slightly ridged along the back (Fig. 2).
The lower end of the throwing-stick, shewing a flint gummed on as a chisel.
It remains to be seen and is worthy of investigation whether crossing a narrow channel would add a peg to the throwing-stick.