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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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We will be closed for one month beginning March 17.
All on-site programs and events
have been cancelled
.
Art Contest News
We are still accepting entries to
the "Story Time with Lewis & Clark"
Art Contest. Follow the contest link
for information about submitting
artwork electronically or by mail.
2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 29
A Facebook ONLY Streaming Event!
Noah Towns
Performing Live on Facebook!
(to learn how to access this event,
click on "Details" below)
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events