Afterward, we played a game called Wahoo at Dave's house:
Now I've learned that there is a connection. Another website gives a different origin for the game:
as well as the new board he sells:
Hmm. There's no word on whether Traditional Game & Toy Company's next project is a re-release of the Frito Bandito game I played as a child. But that wouldn't surprise me.
Here's a thought, Chuck. While you're updating the Wahoo game, get rid of the stereotypical Indian images. They have nothing to do with the game or its enjoyment. If you must illustrate your boards, pick something that has nothing to do with Indians. Try the four freedoms, the four elements, the Four Musketeers, or whatever.
For more on the subject of Chief Wahoo, see Team Names and Mascots.