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Topic: We want to learn more about Native American Sports and Games


Questions that will help me learn about my topic:
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1. What sports did they play? They played lacrosse, Arctic kickball, snowsnake, ring and pin, the moccasin game,
2.What games did they play? Playing cards, gambling game, hoop and pole game
3.DId the girls have other games for girls? No, the girls didn't play sports they helped there moms
4.Did the kids make the games? The kids didn't make the games the adults did
5.How did they play snow snake? snow snake was played with 2 teams and sicks carved as a "snake", they dragged a log through the snow to form a path. You had to through your "snake" through the path at a really fast speed. The distance you through the you "snake" was how much points your team got. Whichever team got the most points was the winner.
6.Did they get trained to play sports? No
7.Did they have teams to play? Most of the sports and games
8.When they played, would they play with boys and girls? Most of the games
9.Did the adults have different games then the kids? Yes
10. Was there refries? No

Research
Take your notes here. Use bullet points to separate your notes. Cite your notes so that you remember where they came from!
Yellow is Games, Blue is Sports, Green is children/toddlers/babies
  1. The other games they played was running races and including wrestling (1) (answer question 1)
  2. In the winter they played games and told stories(1) (answer question one)
  3. One of the most popular sports lacrosse (1) (answer question one)
  4. How they played was one family would form a team of 6 to 10 people on a team(1)
  5. Children played follow-the-leader (1)
  6. Children played a version of hide-and-seek(1)
  7. For the girl the dolls was a very popular toy(1)
  8. For the boys a small bows and arrows(1)
  9. In the winter a popular game was "snow snake" (1)
  10. In the spring and summer lacrosse was a popular sport to play (2)
  11. When a major goal was completed people had a good reason to sing, dance, and enjoy a feast! (2)
  12. Sometimes men sat in a big circle around big drums and sang together(2)
  13. One of the favorite sports was named it Lacrosse (2)
  14. They liked to race (2)
  15. They like to shoot there bows (2)
  16. There was 3 to 5 player when they played (4)
  17. They played kickball with a leathered ball stuffed with caribou fur (5)
  18. They also played "Ring and Pull" they played with wooden pins and pass it try to get over the deer-feet (5)
  19. Pasuckuakohowog is a like soccer (help from JP and JT's Native American Workshop)
  20. The Native Americans played a sport called Rezball (help from JP and JT's Native Americans Workshop)
  21. The Native Americans also liked to play hoop and pole (5)
  22. Another hoop and pole you need a lot of skill (5)
  23. The Gambling game was played with sticks that was divided into two (5)

Resources
Copy and paste URLs to good websites or databases that you find here. It will make it easy for you to visit those good websites next time you work on your project!
  1. Life in a longhouse village (book) page 26 and 27
  2. Nishnawbe (book) page 20 and 21
  3. http://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/northeast/ojibwa/kids.htm
  4. http://www.wnit.org/outdoorelements/pdf/412snowsnakes.pdf
  5. Native Americans (book) page 16 and 17
  6. Pages

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