Iroquois Nationals players speak out against US Lacrosse

The Iroquois want to share the medicine game with the rest of the world. (Submitted Photo)

By Josh Giles Writer US Lacrosse is in hot water. U.S. has is downplaying the role and Indigenous peoples importance in the game of lacrosse forcing the hand, and backlash from the Iroquois Nationals team, and their players. In a post on their website, they listed the amounts that Indigenous societies across North America have given to US Lacrosse under their First Sport Society page. But what got them into real trouble was the line that was put on the website said, “The First Sport Society recognizes generous donors of $1,000 or more to US Lacrosse and honours the Native American communities who are credited as the early participants of America’s first sport.” It was that line that made Iroquois Nationals players like Cody Jamieson and Randy Staats speak out…

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