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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
2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 24
"Grant Wood: Prairie Rebel"
A one-man show by actor
Tom Milligan

2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 8
"Working with the Enemy"
WWII Prisoners of War in Iowa
presented by Dr. Chad W. Timm

2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 1
"Photographing Loess Hills Wildlife":
with award-winning photojournalist
Larry Myhre

1 and 2 p.m. Saturday, October 14
ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS:
"Tails from Beyond the Trail"
part of community-wide "Fall Fest"
See calendar for additional
events