|kelabas||ᗸᘧᗭᔆ||kelabas||N||hoop through which arrows are shot in game or which serves as
a target, archery contest|
In one form of archery contest, contestants must shoot through a hoop rolling along the ground. In another form, the hoop is set up across a gully from the two teams and serves as target. The first contestant continues to shoot so long as his arrows strike the hoop. If he misses, he gives an arrow to the other team and the other team begins to shoot. They in turn shoot until they miss, at which point they give an arrow to the other team and it becomes the other team's turn to shoot again. This cycle continues until one team has lost all of its arrows. They must then give their remaining arrow, a prize arrow fletched with the feathers of the 'intsilh bird, to the winning team.
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