Posts Tagged ‘sport’

Watch out for snow snakes!

Snow snakes is played by Great Lakes tribes: Iroquois, Sioux, Wyandotte, Ojibwe, more. Teams of players hurl snow snakes (hardwood shafts 6-10- feet long) down a trough in the snow. Furthest wins points. Mudcats—3-foot versions played during halftime by children. Feasting follows a match.

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Taino sport!

Batey is a Taino, Caribbean ball game similar to the pok-ta-pok of the Mayans and Aztecs—Ceremonial Ball though it has many names. The plaza or stone court is also called Batey—the hard rubber ball is a batu.

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