What Types of Tools and Weapons Did the Ojibwa Indians Use?

The Ojibwa Indians mostly used bows and arrows for hunting buffalo, deer, elk and small game. They also had a wide range of fishing tools, including cordage made from nettles and woven sinews.

The Ojibwa Indians used snares for hunting, and they often set controlled fires when hunting to herd the animals over cliffs or into traps. They also used hooks and spears for hunting. Other weapons included flails, clubs and hide shields. The Ojibwa Indians lived mainly in the areas of Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota, Ontario and Minnesota. They did little to no farming and mostly lived from hunting, fishing and gathering.