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Kokonag'n DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern America

Category Reconstruction, Board, War, Leaping, Diagonal

Description

Kokonag'n is a game that was played by the Passamaquoddy people of Maine. Unlike other games played by the Passamaquoddy, this one could be played between women and men.

Rules

Resembles checkers. The spaces on the board have different sizes. Round and square pieces. Pieces are marked with different values.

Origin

Maine

Ludeme Description

Kokonag'n.lud

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Reference

Murray 1951: 78.

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Sources

Brown, W. 1888. "Some Indoor and Outdoor Games of the Wabanaki Indians." Transactions of the ROyal Society of Canada 1(6): 41-46.

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

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1078


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