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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 pm Sunday, February 25
"The Homestead Act:
Creating Home Out of a Frontier"
presented by Dr. Scott Culpepper
1:00 pm Saturday, March 10
"If I Were a Captain" Kids' Party
and Art Contest
Winner Announcements
2:00 pm Sunday, March 4
"Noah Towns: The Art of Faking It"
20th century popular music performed
by a classically trained musician
2:00 pm Sunday, March 11
"Backroads Beauty"
Scenes of beauty along country roads
with photographer Christan Begeman
See calendar for additional
events