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Photo of Ipahotonpi (Pop Gun) game
Tasiha Unpi (Catching Deer Bones
with a Needle)
Played informally by adults and children, male and female, but only women played it in formal competition and for stakes. The pin is held in one hand; the bones in the other hand. The player tosses the bones in the air and then attempts to catch the bones with the pin. Points are awarded according to the number of bones and/or the number of beaded loops that are caught on the pin. If all the bones are caught, the player automatically wins.
(Game piece crafted and photographed by Mike Marshall, Rosebud, S.D.)
Calendar of Events Title
1:00 pm Saturday, April 21
ACTIVITY FOR KIDS
"Earth Day with Captain Lewis"
1:00 pm Friday, April 27
"An Expression of Pride: Creating
the Woodbury Co. Courthouse
Centennial Poster"
2:00 pm Sunday, April 22
"Love of the West"
stories, music and homespun humor
Marci Broyhill and Teresa Kay Orr

2:00 pm Sunday, April 29
"Beatlemania:
The Impact of the Beatles"
presented by Randall Snyder
See calendar for additional
events