What did the Delaware tribe do for games?





Our Answer

Why vision quest?

Right of passage to move from childhood into adulthood.
How did they prepare?

Children were 10-15, mostly boys but some girls. They would bathe, stop eating, blacken their face and spend time by themselves in the wilderness for several days.
What happened on the quest?

They start seeing visions and wait for a spirit animal to visit them. The spirit animal might tell them what their future will be like and give them special powers. That animal became their totem (guardian) for life.