Ojibwe bagesewin game bowl

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Titles Ojibwe bagesewin game bowl
Description Bowl used in bagesewin, an Ojibwe game of chance. It was played by putting game pieces on a plate or bowl and tossing them in the air. Points were scored by the position of the pieces when they land. Counting sticks were sometimes used to keep score. [Bone game pieces are ID Number 6935.35.1.B.1-8, and counting sticks are ID Number 6935.35.1.C.1-100.] Collected by Frances Densmore at the Grand Portage Reservation, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches height
8 3/4 inches diameter (rim)
Nomenclature game piece (game element)
Materials wood (plant material)
Creation Made by: Grand Portage Chippewa
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Grand Portage Reservation, Cook County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Densmore, Frances
Used by: Ojibwe Indians
Used in: Grand Portage, Cook County, Minnesota, United States
Ojibwe Indians -- Games.
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
Dates Creation: Not later than 1930
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6935.35.1.A (Accession Number)

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