It was also used to simulate catching fish. Any festive occasion will provide a good opportunity to play.
These games prepared them for surviving on the land and tested their skills in stick gambling, endurance, speed and even pain resistance. This is also true of the Traditional Dene Games where by there are differences in the same game played by different Dene Regions. Stick gambling is a traditional hand game played by many indigenous people, with the rules varying among each group. It was through their travels that the people most closely connected with the land and through this connection it influenced the Games in which the Dene people played. The game ends when one of the teams have two of the three 'judge sticks'.Stick gambling is a traditional hand game played by many indigenous people, with the rules varying among each group. It would typically be played when. A clip from the 21st Annual Yukon Stick Gambling Competition, held in Watson Lake in July Yeah. Meandering Michael. A clip from the 22nd Annual Yukon Stick Gambling Competition, held at Minto.