Lacrosse: The Creator’s Game

Illustration of a young girl playing lacrosse with a red outfit and helmet.

Have you ever played Lacrosse? Did you know it is an ancient game? In this episode, we learn about why the sport of lacrosse is called “The Creator’s Game” and why the sport is so important in Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) culture.


  • Randy Staats, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory [First Nation] (Canada)
  • Brendan Bomberry, Six Nations (Canada)
  • Jeremy Thompson, Onondaga Nation (USA)

Creator & Producer

Pam Palmater


Pam Palmater

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