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June 28, 2012

Ho-Chunk moccasin game

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Ho-Chunk moccasin game

Moccasin game made by Daniel White Eagle circa 1971.   The game pieces consist of a stick, four animal hides on felt, a shooter, a pouch with sticks (used for scoring), a drum and a beater.  Traditionally, the game is played by Ho-Chunk men while spectators look on.

For details, view the game in our online collections database.

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