Native Americans used a variety of weapons in their culture, including guns. Some of the common firearms used by Native Americans were flintlock muskets, rifles, and shotguns. The flintlock musket was the most commonly used type of gun, as it was reliable and easy to use. Rifles were used for hunting and were often used in warfare. Shotguns were used for hunting bird and small game, and were also used for protection against predators. Native Americans also used bows and arrows, spears, tomahawks, and various forms of hand-to-hand combat weapons.