Category: books

Ross Powless Indigenous Sports Heroes

Though he was a fierce competitor, he had a reputation of always playing the game fairly and with integrity. As a Mohawk athlete, Ross had to withstand tremendous racism from fans and players during games played in other communities. He overcame this challenge by being the best player that he could be, and the highest-scoring athlete. During his athletic career, he received just about every honour available to a lacrosse player.

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Bill Isaacs Indigenous Sport Heroes

This is the story of the sport’s first superstar, Mohawk lacrosse player Bill Isaacs, and his rise to fame. As the youngest of six brothers in a family passionate about the sport, Bill was introducedto box lacrosse at an early age. From the time Bill was old enough to hold a lacrosse stick, he showed a special connection with the game passed onto him by his forefathers.

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1982 Canadian Women’s Field Lacrosse Team History

With all of these obstacles, it really was a miracle that Canada was able to field a team for the world lacrosse tournament in 1982. We have always had the athletes ready to play, but rarely any support to develop those athletes.

To all my 1982 teammates and coaching staff: Enjoy this journey back in time! Thank you for sharing your memories and memorabilia with me! Most importantly, thank you for what you have done for the growth of girls and women’s lacrosse in Canada!

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1935 Shell Oil History of Lacrosse

A Hisoty of Lacrossse just after the transition from the field game to the box game. During the 1934 Season, Shell Oil of British Columbia sponsored radio broadcasts from Vancouver and New Westminster. In 1935 they published a booklet giving an outline of the history of the game.

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