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April 1, 2013

Battle Of Little Big Puck: Cowboys vs. Indians on a hockey rink (VIDEO)
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Saskatchewan: For 31 years the game of Cowboys and Indians has been played in Maple Creek.

“The Battle of the Little Big Puck” is a game between members of Nekaneet First Nation and “cowboys” from the local ranching community.

It’s played for bragging rights between two proud factions who share that pride in a special way:

During the third period, First Nation members and the ranchers play while dressed in their respective regalia!

From SWTV, here’s a glimpse of the February 25 game. The full costumed hockey stuff begins around 2:17 into the clip):
 

 


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