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  • 1. First Nations and Lacrosse By: Alex Macintyre & Matt Bateman
  • 2. Early Years Dates back to the early 17th century Games were sometimes major events that could last several days Teams could consist of 100 to 1,000 men Nets would be from 500 yards, to several miles apart Nets were usually decided between 2 big rocks or tree stumps
  • 3. Rules Rules decided the day before the game No out of bounds No touching the ball with your hands
  • 4. Rituals Players would decorate their bodies with paint and charcoal Players would paint their sticks with objects that represent the game to them The medicine man preformed rituals on the players before a game
  • 5. Equipment Some early lacrosse balls were made out of wood, then later on they were made out of deer skin stuffed with fur The netting was made up of wattup or deer sinew Lacrosse sticks were made like a big wooden spoon
  • 6. Now A Days Games last 2-3 hours Equipment is used 3 Officials Played with a rubber ball Box lacrosse and field lacrosse Games start with a faceoff at the center
  • 7. Box Lacrosse 6 players on at a time for each team Played inside an arena A players lacrosse stick must be between 40-46 inches Full Contact
  • 8. Field Lacrosse 10 on at a time for each team Full contact Played on a soccer or football field
  • 9. Bibliography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacro http://www.nll.com/page/show/389133- overview
  • 10. Bibliography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacro http://www.nll.com/page/show/389133- overview