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ID: 300438424
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300438424

 

Record Type: concept
stickball (ball games (general, games), games, ... Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Ceremonial ball game played by Southeastern Native North American tribes. Players utilize two long, wooden rackets to either hit a single wooden post or pass through two posts with a ball; scoring and team size vary across communities. Has origins in the Mississippian period and continues to be played by Cherokee, Choctaw, and other Southeastern tribes in the present day.
 
Terms:
stickball (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,B)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KQ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name)
.... Physical and Mental Activities (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of physical activities
........ physical activities (G)
Hierarchy of <physical activities by specific context>
............ <physical activities by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of <public and interactive activities>
................ <public and interactive activities> (G)
Hierarchy of games
.................... games (G)
Hierarchy of ball games (general, games)
........................ ball games (general, games) (G)
Hierarchy of stickball
............................ stickball (G)

Related concepts:
reflect/produced by ....  Mississippian
....................................  (Pre-Columbian North American styles, <Pre-Columbian North American styles and periods>, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) [300016811]
reflect/produced by ....  Southeastern Native American styles
....................................  (Native North American styles, Native American, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) [300017703]

Sources and Contributors:
stickball............  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopedia of Alabama [online] (2016) "stickball," accessed 6 January 2020, "Games of the Southeastern Indians"
....................  National Museum of the American Indian (2005-) "stickball," accessed 6 January 2020, "See It As We See It,"
....................  Olson, Cherokee Stickball (1993) 86-87; accessed 6 January 2020
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia of Alabama [online] (2016) accessed 6 January 2020, "Games of the Southeastern Indians"
.......... National Museum of the American Indian (2005-) accessed 6 January 2020, "See It As We See It,"
.......... Olson, Cherokee Stickball (1993) 84-87; accessed 6 January 2020

 

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