Examples of the bludgeoning types of war clubs were the jawbone club and the throwing stick or rabbit stick. The skills of the Flint Knappers increased and war clubs were specifically designed with wooden handles and sharpened stone edges which could be used as tools or weapons for throwing and close combat. Although these war clubs all had stone heads these primitive weapons were still deadly. The arrival of the Europeans, the white settlers and traders, introduced new ideas and technology. Later types of Native American war clubs replaced those made of stone, horn, bone and hardened woods with metals such as iron and steel.
Categories and Types of War Clubs
We have sorted the styles and types of Native American war clubs into five main categories based on their design: