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Hue-Ta-Quee-Che-Ka DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern America

Category Reconstruction, Board, Race, Reach

Description

Hue-Ta-Quee-Che-Ka is a race game played by the Havasupai people of Arizona.

Rules

A number of stones are arranged in a circle, with one larger gap. The gaps between the stones are the playing spaces. Any number of players, playing on two teams. Each team's sticks are moved in opposite directions around the circle. Three sticks, white on one side and red on the other, used as dice. The throws are as follows: three white sides = 10; two white and one red = 2, two red and one white = 3; three red = 5.

Origin

Arizona

Ludeme Description

Hue-Ta-Quee-Che-Ka.lud

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Reference

Culin 1907: 200-201; Muirray 1951: 152.

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Sources

Culin, S. 1898. Chess and Playing-Cards. Washington: Government Printing Office.

Culin, S. 1907. Games of the North American Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.721


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