What were the weapons of the Huron Indians?


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The Huron Indians used weapons such as bows and arrows, tomahawks, war clubs and spears. During hunting, fishing poles, harpoons, and nets with rocks tied to the ends were used.

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The Huron Indians, also known as the Wyandot Indians, were split into 12 different tribes and used a variety of weapons for both hunting and warfare. During battle, war clubs and spears were used, as well as tomahawks that were purchased from the Europeans. Nets, called nettles, had stones tied to their ends and were used to capture beavers. Harpoons made from bone hooks were used during fishing. The bow and arrow was used both for warfare and for hunting deer.

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