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Hopi Indians that Bull Roar

LEARN WHILE YOU PLAY Since Native American games developed skills, have students identify the skills that each game they play would develop. Then, have the group discuss ways these skills would help Native American people of long ago and how the skill could be useful to us today

BULL ROARER Once widespread, today primarily in the Southwest Bull roarers are used in ceremonies by the Pueblo Indians to call the Wind Spirits and bring rain. Children sometimes play with them. Hopi children may only play with them in the spring when there are no crops in the ground to be harmed should a wind come. The fear of a wind storm is so great among the Paiute and Apache plains dwellers that children are forbidden to play with bull roarers.

I coppiedd all of that above from a website called Native American Games. Let the Games begin.