The Walbiri people of central Australia played this stone-throwing game. The name weme is from the eastern Arrernte language and refers to throwing something at something else and hitting it.

Yirrganydji name: Wuriy
Pronunciation: Woo-ree
Meaning of Yirrganydji name: To look around/hunt

Weme is a bowling game in which balls are rolled underarm along the ground to knock the other players ball. To set up for this game mark out and area with 2 line about 10 meters apart with a hoop or draw a circle about ½ meter in diameter.

Place a ball in the middle and then take turns trying to knock it out of the circle.

Last updated: 02 May 2018