The night prior to a raiding party, war party or some equally important event, the tribe would gather around the pow wow circle with much chanting and singing. The members would rush out into the center of the ring and together shoot straight into the sky. Then with a show of bravery and courage, they would stand still as the falling shafts came back to earth.
During 9/11 sports helped heal the nation. There is no such outlet now.
You've heard the old conversation starters --Where were you on 9/11? Where were you when JFK was shot? Those were tragedies. But the question --Where were you when the Miracle on Ice happened, will put a smile on anyone's face! Do you remember?
UNC Football travels to Atlanta this weekend to play ACC Coastal Division foe Georgia Tech. It's a battle of teams that are rebuilding under first year coaches but this game means much more.