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Cherokee Gambling

They liked to gamble via the Basket Game, ditalutsa anetsodi, ᏗᏔᎷᏣ ᎠᏁᏦᏗ. they used 6 dice, kola diquanayosdodi, ᎪᎳ ᏗᏆᎾᏲᏍᏗ, made of seeds or beans with black/white sides. Lots of betting on all sides dark and so on. (AKA bowl dice or squaw dice) The Cherokee men in my novel, Stone Man and the Trail of Tears, loved to wager on this game.

 

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