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New Documentary to Highlight Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown November 9th, 2015 Last Updated on: November 9th, 2015

According to a post from Indie Wire, XLrator Media has acquired all rights to a new documentary called Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation. The documentary focuses on the 2015 season of the Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team.

This culminates in the 2015 World Box Lacrosse Championships, which were held on the grounds of an Indian Reservation for the first time (coincidentally, in Onondaga in upstate New York, the Capitol of the Iroquois Confederacy). The documentary focuses on the spiritual importance of lacrosse to the Iroquois Confederacy, which is a central part of their heritage and one they consider to be a “medicine game” given to them by the Creator.

Spirit Game Trailer from Rugged Entertainment on Vimeo.

No word on exact release details but it will be available for viewing November 2016 as part of Native American Heritage Month. I can't wait to see it!


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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