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Games of the North American Indians

by Stewart Culin

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Games,
  • Indians of North America -- Gambling

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stewart Culin ; introduction to the Bison book edition by Dennis Tedlock.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.G2 C9 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (846 p.) :
    Number of Pages846
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1713121M
    ISBN 100803263570, 0803263554, 0803263562
    LC Control Number92015261

      Title: Games of the North American Indian Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Aug Publisher: Andesite Press Language: English. The game was described by Stewart Culin in his book "Games of the North American Indians Volume 2: Games of Skill" (). In this book, it was named Awithlaknan Mosona. Awithlaknannai Mosona resembles another Zuni board game called Kolowis Awithlaknannai (Fighting Serpents) with few minor differences.

    Games of the North American Indians by Stewart Culin Call Number: EG2 C9 This book provides an in-depth look on Native American games and includes historic material on both games of chance and games of : Joyce Martin. Gambler way: Indian gaming in mythology, history, and archaeology in North America. Johnson Books, Boulder, CO. The Native American Games web page would not be possible without the assistance of the Ho Chunk Department of Heritage Preservation and funding from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Diversity grant.

    BALLGAMES: NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN BALLGAMES Throughout what is now the United States and Canada, First Nations historically have engaged in a variety of games that incorporate a ball. Such activities often appear in narrative traditions, and many communities continue such games in the early twenty-first century. These include shinny, racket or lacrosse-type games, . Buy the Paperback Book Games of the North American Indian by Stewart Culin at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know work is in the public.


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Culin was able to show that the games of North American tribes were remarkably similar in method and purpose. He found that games using dice of various materials-wood, cane, bone, animal teeth, fruit stones-existed among tribes belonging to 30 linguistic groups.

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With the same vividness evident in volume 1, which dealt with games of chance, volume 2 takes up games .