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Sitih DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern America

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Race


Sitih is a race game played by the Navajo people in Arizona.


Forty stones, arranged in a circle, the spaces between the stones are the playing spaces. Three sticks, each marked with three bands on one side and two on the other, used as dice. The throws are as follows: all three bands up = 5; all two bands up = 10; one with three bands and two with two bands = 2; two with three bands and one with two bands = 3; one with two bands and two with three bands = 3.



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Murray 1951: 152.

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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.



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