Lacross First Nation Game
FIRST NATION AMERICAN INDIAN BOOK
0 HOME 1 Where did they come from? 2 HISTORY, 3 Slaves/ACTIVISTS, 4 Language, 5 Music, 6 Dance, 7 Literature, 8 Stories, 9 Law, 10 Code Talkers,
11 Images, 12 Tiglit, 13 Totem Poles, 14 Lacross, 15 Alaska, 16 Canada, 17 Activities, 18 Resources
LACROSSE is the oldest sport in North America
The origin of Lacrosse dates back to the 1400s when the Hyron Indians played it. It got the name from Priest Jean de Brebeuf likened the stick the indians competed with, to the "crosier" carried at religious ceremonies by a bishop. Thus, the namela crosse evolved, and this later became simply "lacrosse." Teams were made up of one hundred to one thousand braves on each side. The goals were usually five-hundred yards to one-half mile apart, but could be several miles. Games lasted over two or three days. The French adopted some crude rules in the 1800's and are now credited for being the forefathers of lacrosse, along with the indians. Potawatomi Tradition also see Lacrosse Biomechanical and Ergonomic Issues
Jerome Thompson Jr., aka Hiana, who is one of the best stories on the Iroquois Nationals roster.
A star at Onondaga Community College in 2007 and 2009, Hiana had hoped to make it to Syracuse University, where his brother Jeremy was a starting midfielder in his junior and senior seasons after playing at OCC.
Jerome Thompson (born June 4, 1986) is a professional lacrosse player for the Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League. Initially drafted by the Bandits in 2011, he gained a roster spot for the 2015 NLL season. He is the brother of fellow NLL players Jeremy Thompson and Miles Thompson. Outside of the NLL, Thompson has played for the St. Regis Braves, Iroquois Ironmen, Onondaga Redhawks, and the Iroquois Nationals.[