Winona LaDuke explains how lacrosse is a microcosm of the Iroquois Nation’s fight for sovereignty. “The history of lacrosse is also the history of attempts by the Iroquois Nation—the longest-standing democracy in North America—to gain recognition under international law.”
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The 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship was the largest gathering of men’s national teams ever. 38 teams played in the 2014 FIL event and we got to see a glimpse of the future right now. I’m going to run down some of the nations, and regions, that really impressed this Summer!
The Canadians have bounced back from the loss to Team USA on opening night to remain undefeated since and propelling themselves back in to the gold medal game. Thursday night in front of 7,889 fans, Canada stepped their game up in preparation for the rematch.
Thumbing through social media sites, I’ve found a ton of sick international gear to show anyone who hasn’t seen it. We arrive in Denver Tuesday night, so after then we won’t have to turn to social media anymore for sneak peeks!
In honor of the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship goin’ down in Denver starting on the 10th of July, we’ve discovered some of most patriotic lacrosse gear floating around on eBay.
The Iroquois Nationals have released the team’s 27-man roster for the upcoming FIL World Lacrosse Championships to be held in Denver, Colorado, from July 10 to July 19.
Welcome to Throwback Thursday! In honor of the FIL World Championships kicking off on July 10th in Denver, CO we dug up a little video from the 2010 World Championships in Manchester, England, featuring the USA and Canada. Both teams read like a who’s who of lacrosse, and the goals scored were insane. There’s just no other way to score on defenses and goalies that good!
Cam Bomberry, legendary player and the Director of Lacrosse for the Iroquois National Team, provides an update preparations for the FIL World Championships.
NCAA D3 contender Cortland State took on the Iroquois Nationals in a preseason scrimmage for the Red Dragons and a World Games warm up/work out for the Nationals.
This week I will walk you through my approach to stringing an Iroquois top string. Like the Huron top string, the Iroquois top string features what I call a “dropped top string”.
Here are some reasons why you would string a dropped top string types of pocket. You can take it or leave it, but its important to know how the pockets will impact your stick before you take the time to put one in.
Over the summer, I used a mesh stick with an Iroquois top string during the ULAX Liberty Cup tournament. It had a quick and snappy release, which I love. I wanted to replicate those same concepts into a traditional stick.
This week’s Hot Pot features a deeper look into the Canadian Lacrosse League, also known as CLax. The league now has 6 teams, and all of them are in Ontario, which is a little weird. Still, good things are on the horizon for CLax we think!
The International Lacrosse bandwagon keeps rolling along! This time we have a great video talking about what the game of lacrosse means to the Native American culture and identity. A top notch video for sure!!
As Winter Fashion Week rolled on, I wanted to make sure we talked about the International lacrosse scene as well. Which teams are doing it right? Come on in and see our version of a Top 10. Yes, our version.