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“& it came to pass that I Nephi did make Bellowses wherewith to blow the fire of the skins of beasts & after that I had made bellowses that I might have wherewith to blow blow the fire I did smite two stones together that I might make fire”

The Handwritten Book of Mormon (West Valley City, UT: Dan Wees, 2017), 50 (1 Nephi 17:11).

If Lehi’s band understood this technology, there is no evidence that it traveled to the New World. There is no archaeological proof of bellows in the Western Hemisphere of the post-arrival Book of Mormon eras.