• Snow Snake, the winter medicine

    Snow Snake, the winter medicine0

    SIX NATIONS — Last Thursday, the Six Nations Schools District Snow Snake Tournament took place at I.L. Thomas Elementary School after constructing the lane as a community effort. Youth of all elementary ages and genders were able to partake in competing in the ancestral winter game played traditionally by men of the Haudenosaunee. On the

  • Snow Snake Returns to Cayuga Nation Territory

    Snow Snake Returns to Cayuga Nation Territory0

    SENECA FALLS, NY—Last weekend, the Cayuga Nation hosted a Snow Snake tournament, marking the first time the ancient game has been played in ancestral Cayuga Nation lands in centuries. At its most basic explanation, snow snake involves men taking turns propelling carved wooden sticks down tracks made of snow and ice to see who can