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Yiri (Aborigine throwing game)

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A traditional Aborigine aiming or accuracy game.


Balls and beanbags.


A traditional aiming or accuracy game. The general idea is to aim a spear at a moving target which could be pieces of wood or bark placed in running water. In modern versions competitors throw tennis balls at a moving tyre. The game was recorded being played by the boys at Ulladulla in New South Wales.

For Beavers, we used a large foam ball as the moving target and threw beanbags.

Read more: http://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/sport/traditional-aboriginal-games-activities#ixzz2r9dnCkDE


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