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Hutanacute - winged bones

Hutanacute - winged bones. Game piece crafted and photographed by Mike Marshall.

This is a traditional Lakota game played by men.

It uses a distinctive gaming device crafted from a buffalo rib. The game piece is slid across the ice.

Each player tries to glide the device farther than his opponent without throwing the glider out of predetermined bounds.


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