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History of American games – lacrosse to soccer

By |2018-04-20T08:23:51+00:00August 11th, 2017|Games, North America|

History of American games: Ute horse race (thanks to Southern Ute Museum and Cultural Center) Horses and horse-racing The first important change in the history of American games after 1500 AD came with the horse. Many Native American groups like the Ute people got horses and learned to ride them. So young men and women began to race their horses. [...]

Native American games – lacrosse, swimming, dice

By |2018-04-11T18:30:20+00:00August 8th, 2017|Games, Native American|

Cherokee lacrosse players from 1888 People who lived in North America played both active games and the kind where you can sit down. Their favorite active game was lacrosse. Or actually lacrosse and a lot of other games that you play with a stick and a ball, with rules that were different in different parts [...]

Native American Scavenger Hunt

By |2018-04-18T23:40:06+00:00June 11th, 2017|Food, Native American, Science|

Native American Scavenger hunt: Blueberries are a Native fruit! Finding Native things at home How many things can you find around your house that Native American people had before 1500 AD (before the European invasion)? If you don't find many around your house, how many can you find in a grocery store or [...]