Deer bones were often made into tools, such as these ulnae (foreleg bones) from an Ingleside Cove site. Photo by Robert Ricklis.
Painted deer antler tool from the Kirchmeyer Site. Photo from TARL Records.
Deer were hunted along the woodland margins and the nearby coastal prairies. Although not as readily available as marine resources, deer were important as a source for both meat and hides, and their bones were used for tools.