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Owasakut DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern America

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Race, Reach


Owasakut is a race game played the Aak'u people of New Mexico. It is a circle of thirty stones, where players move sticks which represent horses.


Thirty stones placed in a circle, with a large gap after every tenth stone. The spaces between the stones are the playing spaces. One stick per player. Three stick dice, black on one side and white on the other. Throws are as follows: three black = 10; three white = 5; two white = 2; one white = 3.


New Mexico

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



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