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Students of the Game: Archaeologists are Researching Ulama - Oldest Sport in the Americas
Smithsonian Magazine (2006)
  • John Fox, SIT Graduate Institute
Abstract

Popular piece exploring the survival of ulama, oldest sport in the Americas, in remote communities of West Mexico. The article looks at the ancient Mesoamerican roots of this game and how archaeologists are trying to help keep it from the brink of extinction.

Keywords
  • ball game,
  • ulama,
  • mesoamerica,
  • maya,
  • sport
Disciplines
Publication Date
April, 2006
Citation Information
John Fox. "Students of the Game: Archaeologists are Researching Ulama - Oldest Sport in the Americas" Smithsonian Magazine (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_fox/4/