Isn't that the fun of recreation cooking? Figuring out their tools, ingredients, recipes, and techniques and then trying to recreate them? Lots and lots of sweat, both mental and physical.
And a lot of screw ups along the way... Don't ask how many pots and pipkins we broke trying to learn how to cook in pottery over an open fire!
Coolness! And that brings us full circle to the reason why the cooking method(s) that evolved into BBQ came into being - wild peccaries would have been lean, tough, gamy, and full of connective tissue. A perfect match for long, slow, moist, pit cooking.
It's a blast - I've been doing it for over twenty years, and we've been doing the cooking demo (as completely accurate as possible) for about eight years now.
Here's an overview
of the Guild, some articles on things we've done over the years are linked at the bottom.
It's been interesting - I had no idea that they may have had a pig like animal to cook.