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    Name and DescriptionNationLocation
    Chippewayan Bilboquet
    Chippewa Canada - Eastern
    This Bilboquet is a a ring and pin game. It is a stylized version of a North American Indian game. The intent of the game is to throw the untethered ring into the air and catch it on the pointed end of the pin as the ring falls.
    Pacific Northwest Coast Gambling Game
      Canada - Western
    This visually impressive Pacific Northwest Coast Indian game has its origins lost in time since the game is not unlike dice games that were already old in ancient Rome or ancient China. The play of the game is dependent upon two pieces of Antler which are used like dice. The colorful Whale and sticks serve as a score keeping device. The game was made circa 1981 by Bill Kuhnely, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
    Pommawonga Bilboquet
      US - Northeast
    This Bilboquet is a a ring and pin game. It is a stylized version of a North American Indian game. Pommawonga in English means spear the fish. The intent of the game is to throw the tethered rings (the ribs of the "fish") into the air and catch as many rings as possible on the pointed end of the pin as the rings fall. Then in a throw - while trying not to lose the caught rings - catch the triangle (the head of the "fish") on the pin.
    Slahal - Bone and Stick Gambling Game
      US - Northwest
    This visually impressive Pacific Northwest Coast Indian game has its origins lost in time since the game is not unlike dice games that were already old in ancient Rome or ancient China. The play of the game is dependent upon two pieces of Antler which are used like dice.




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