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Activites at the January 2000 School of the Sixteenth Century
Turtle Woman is brought forth on a litter.
Buliding a barbacoa for the evening's festivities.

John Shaffer fires off a cannon.
Another round in the breech-loader.

Tim Burke demonstrates the arquebus for a visiting family.

Sheila Benjimin demonstrates copper cookware.
...and some inactivity as well.
Taking a siesta, remarkably close to the artillery park.
"...sus camas y paramentos de casa eran redes de algodón. Estas
llaman en esta Española hamacas..." 
Grabado de Oviedo, 1535

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In English:
...beds and trappings of the house were of cotton nets. These are called in this Spanish hammocks...