Faithkeeper Oren Lyons and Iroquois Nations Team march on to field during an international tournament. Photo: One Bowl ProductionsFaithkeeper Oren Lyons and Iroquois Nations Team march on to field during an international tournament. Photo: One Bowl Productions
Faithkeeper Oren Lyons and Iroquois Nations Team march on to field during an international tournament. Photo: One Bowl Productions

Lacrosse arena is new battlefield in Iroquois Native Americans’ fight for recognition of sovereignty as place in 2022 World Games beckons

  • The Iroquois Nationals men’s team, whose ancestors originated the sport, are trying to convince World Games organisers to include them in the 2022 event
  • Hong Kong and China are among the members supporting their bid, with lacrosse having deep spiritual importance for the Haudenosaunee people

Topic |   Americas
Faithkeeper Oren Lyons and Iroquois Nations Team march on to field during an international tournament. Photo: One Bowl ProductionsFaithkeeper Oren Lyons and Iroquois Nations Team march on to field during an international tournament. Photo: One Bowl Productions
Faithkeeper Oren Lyons and Iroquois Nations Team march on to field during an international tournament. Photo: One Bowl Productions
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