Wolftown Ball Team - Cherokee, North Carolina 1888
The Cherokee played a variety of games, including the Cherokee stickball or anetsa. A game with many rituals and ceremonies, it was an important part of the Cherokee culture and was often played by large crowds from opposing towns and clans. The objective was to score by throwing a small ball through a goal at the end of a large playing field. The first team to score 12 times was the winner.
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