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Illustration of Native Americans in native dress playing Anetsa or stick ball
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Tradition: Anetsa

The game of Anetsa, or stick ball, is played at many Cherokee festivals. Anetsa has been played for hundreds of years. It was traditionally played to settle disputes or for spiritual reasons.