Category Archives: Tomahawks

How to Make a Native American Stone Tomahawk

How to Make a Native American Stone Tomahawk

  In the past, Native Americans were able to build impressive structures by using stone tomahawks. They made these tomahawks for centuries and used them as all-purpose tools for building, hunting, and protecting their homes and families. Several techniques were used by Native Americans to make these tomahawks. By following these steps, you can learn how to make a Native… Continue Reading

The History and Many Uses of a Native American Tomahawk

The History and Many Uses of a Native American Tomahawk

It is generally believed that the term “tomahawk” originated with the Algonquian peoples, a group who spoke Algonquian languages and lived mostly around the Great Lakes, along the northern Atlantic Coast and around the Saint Lawrence River. They also lived in the dense forest regions of what is presently known as Ontario, Canada. The Algonquian… Continue Reading

The Tomahawk and its Many Uses

The Tomahawk and its Many Uses

The tomahawk is a versatile tool that has been prized among Native Americans for hundreds of years. Stone axes have been used for thousands of years, and the word “tomahawk” was derived from the Algonquian words “tamahak” and “tamahakan.” The European introduction of iron and steel made the tomahawk an even more valuable tool, making… Continue Reading