All games varied depending upon the tribal culture. Most matches were set up to play tribe versus tribe and other matches were played where villages of the same tribe challenged other villages. There were three groups of Indians that played games with variations of rules, the Southeastern tribes, Great Lakes tribes, and Iroquoian or New England tribes. Of the Southeastern tribes were the Cherokee Indians, Choctaw Indians, Chickasaw Indians, Creek Indians, Seminole Indians, and Yuchi Indians. All of these different tribes would play each other in the games because they had the same and or very similar rules. Of the Great Lakes tribes were the Ojibwe Indians, Menominee Indians, Patawatomi Indians, Sauk Indians, Fox Indians, Miami Indians, Winnebago Indians, and Santee Dakota Indians. These groups of Indians would generally play each other because they had the same rules. The Southeastern tribes and the Great Lakes tribes didn’t play each other because they used different materials and didn’t play under the same circumstances. Both of these tribal groups played tribe versus tribe and village versus village. The Indian tribes that had a big population were the ones who had tournaments within the tribe. Eventually the Great Lakes tr...
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