Hoop and Arrow
These are the relevant references from the Books where, what I call Hoop and Arrow, is mentioned.
I make no pronouncements on these matters, but report them as I find them.
Arrive at your own conclusions.
I wish you well,
"Throw the hoop, throw the hoop, Tatankasa!" cried out a lad.
I took the hoop and, after two false starts, suddenly flung it to my left. The lad turned swiftly, seeing the movement with his peripheral vision, and fired a small arrow expertly through the rolling object.
"Eca! Well done!" I cried. I was truly amazed at the little devil's expertise.
"Again! Again, Tatankasa!" cried the little fellow. Such games, of course, have their role to play in honing skills and sharpening reflexes that may be of great importance in adulthood.
"We knew him!" said Cuwignaka.
"Yes," I said. He had been a lad from among the Kaiila. He was well known to both Cuwignaka and myself. We had thrown the hoop for him many times, he then firing his small arrows through it.