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Kints

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This model that we can see here is the reconstitution of a game collected among the Pima nation in Arizona, at the begining of the XXth century. For its revitalization's purpose, the course is made on a hide. This game was usually played by four players. Here are presented two exemples of  two sets of four sticks called men's sticks and women's sticks, each set has its own counting system.
Several versions of this game were played among the first nations in Chihuahua and Arizona : The Tepehuans called it « Intivigai zuli gairagai », the Papagos called it « Ghingskoot »...
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