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Cherokee Games

Q: Hello! I would not like to state my name but I have a question. Did Cherokee Indians play any games? If so what were they and how did they play them.

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A: Yes, Cherokee people had toys and games, such as a hoop game where kids and teenagers tried to throw a dart through a moving hoop. Lacrosse was also a popular sport among older boys and adult men. You can read about Cherokee lacrosse on this page:

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