Information received with a Niortut indicated that when used in a traditional Inuit game, the following occurred:
  • Another object was placed on the ground as a target or a target was scratched into the ground or snow.
  • The Niortut was placed on the head with the point facing forward.
  • The player aimed, the head was then tipped, and the Niortut was allowed to fall toward the target!

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The Canadian Canoe Museum; The Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games; Musée des Abénakis; Museum of Anthropology; St. Boniface Museum; Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian; Woodland Cultural Centre; Sport Canada; 2002 North American Indigenous Games Host Society; North American Indigenous Games Council; Aboriginal Sport Circle

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