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Photo of Ipahotonpi (Pop Gun) game
Photo of Canwacikiyapi (Tops) game
Inyan Onyeyapi (Slingshot)
Icaslohe Econpi (Game of Bowls)
Was used to throw rocks long distances. The slingshot has a hole in the pad to keep the rock in place.
(Game piece crafted and photographed by Mike Marshall, Rosebud, S.D.)
Was traditionally played by two women. it uses tapa inyan, small stoneballs, and can mibi, two small wood cylinders. Each player tried to knock over her competitor’s cylinder with a stone ball.
(Game piece crafted and photographed by Mike Marshall, Rosebud, S.D.)
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Calendar of Events Title
Sunday, April 21
THE CENTER
WILL BE CLOSED

FOR EASTER
2 p.m. Sunday, May 5
"In the Spotlight: How U.S. Stamps
Connect to Sioux City & Iowa"
with Bob Ferguson
2 p.m. Sunday, April 28
"The Rise and Fall
of Political Parties: A Hypothesis"
presented by Don Hickey, Ph.D.
2 p.m. Sunday, May 12
"Born to Love You"
A Mother's Day Concert with
Jack & Mike Langley, Walt Peterson
See calendar for additional
events