Native Americans loved to play games. From the United States to Mexico to Canada, tribes everywhere played games as part of their rituals, to cure diseases, to make crops grow, or sometimes, just for the pure fun of the sport. This book discusses the types of games played by various tribes in specific regions. It also explains how these games were played, and the significance-religious and social-of each contest.Games. Two Penobscot Indian men gripped ropes, walking through the cold Maine countryside. Theropes weretied toa ... Back at thelodge, their sons were carving long branches. ... A friend watched him, counting the number oftimes he hit it.
|Title||:||Native American Sports & Games|
|Publisher||:||Mason Crest - 2014-09-29|