June 28, 2012

29 beers with Indian labels

29 Beers That Have Used American Indian ImagerySelling beer to Indians is a controversial business, as shown by the recent federal lawsuit filed against the state of Nebraska by the Oglala Lakotas of Pine Ridge over sales of alcohol in Whiteclay, Nebraska.

But what about selling beer with Indians? Using Indian imagery to sell beer?

As with many American products, from grocery-store produce to motorcycles, American Indian names and likenesses have been used as brand names and logos. But it’s possible that no industry has used Native American imagery as much as the beer trade.

Here are 29 instances of brewing companies that have branded their beers with Indian imagery.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Funny Face and Crazy Horse Beverages and Selling Beer with Chief Oshkosh.

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