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Americans: Savage Arms

December 28, 2017
Gun advertisement featuring drawing of Indian in eagle headdress

Savage Arms catalog, 1979. Courtesy National Museum of the American Indian.

According to Savage Arms company history, its logo was the result of a deal in 1919. An Indian chief named Lame Deer negotiated a discount for rifles. In return he offered his tribe’s endorsement and an Indian-head logo. Savage Arms catalog, 1979.

Courtesy National Museum of the American Indian

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