READ THE TERRIBLE TWELVES VIA TAPASTIC!

READ THE TERRIBLE TWELVES VIA TAPASTIC!
A YA fantasy by Emily Devenport and Ernest Hogan

Sunday, August 14, 2011

CHICANONAUTICA PLAYS BALL

It's back to the Archaeological Sports Desk over at Chicanonautica at La Bloga, with a look at the PreColumbian ball game. People have been recreating the game lately. Here's some of the mutations and variations:

See what happens with the addition of a volleyball net:



And if a traditional court can't be found, a basketball court will do:



At a festival, you can set up and put on quite a show:



Or it can be a ritual for the tourists:



It's no surprise that we're seeing slick, corporate productions:



So let's go out with a ball of fire:



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