First Nations and Lacrosse      By: Alex Macintyre & Matt      Bateman
Early Years   Dates back to the early 17th century   Games were sometimes major events that    could last several days ...
Rules   Rules decided the day before the    game   No out of bounds   No touching the ball with your hands
Rituals   Players would decorate their bodies    with paint and charcoal   Players would paint their sticks with    obje...
Equipment   Some early lacrosse balls were made    out of wood, then later on they were    made out of deer skin stuffed ...
Now A Days   Games last 2-3 hours   Equipment is used   3 Officials   Played with a rubber ball   Box lacrosse and fi...
Box Lacrosse   6 players on at a time for each team   Played inside an arena   A players lacrosse stick must be    betw...
Field Lacrosse   10 on at a time for each team   Full contact   Played on a soccer or football field
Bibliography   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacro   http://www.nll.com/page/show/389133-    overview
Bibliography   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacro   http://www.nll.com/page/show/389133-    overview
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First nations and lacrosse

  1. 1. First Nations and Lacrosse By: Alex Macintyre & Matt Bateman
  2. 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. 3. Rules Rules decided the day before the game No out of bounds No touching the ball with your hands
  4. 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. 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. 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. 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. 8. Field Lacrosse 10 on at a time for each team Full contact Played on a soccer or football field
  9. 9. Bibliography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacro http://www.nll.com/page/show/389133- overview
  10. 10. Bibliography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacro http://www.nll.com/page/show/389133- overview

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