Pie Kalah
Multicultural Games

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by Christina, Marisa Germantown Academy 6th grade     1998

State the name of your game and why you chose it.

Pie Kalah

List the countries where it is played and its origin.

This game is claimed by several countries.  It is mostly associated with Liberia.

Describe how your game is played. State the object of the game. Clearly describe the rules.

Ah! Pie ma yan ma kalah
Ah! sa ma kalah gbon whala
Yan! Hali, yoah! gay lay, gay la

List the equipment needed.

Make recommendations for what type of athlete would enjoy playing this game. What skills does it demand?

Christina:  The best kind of athlete to play this game is one that can keep a straight face and is good at guessing.

 

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