The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation was very pleased to support the TransNational Lacrosse Conference which successfully celebrated our game while supporting the mandate of the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation to promote the history and heritage of the game. We would look forward to being a part of future events.
The Centre for the Study of Sport and Health would like to thank our sponsors for a successful event in October 2014 at Saint Mary's University: Maritime Northeast Pipeline -- Citizenship and Immigration -- The Sobey School of Business -- Saint Mary's University -- Lacrosse Nova Scotia -- Joint Economic Development Initiative as well as our professional players, research experts, cultural practitioners and Mi'kmaq Artist Gerald Gloade. Wela'lin -- Thank You -- Nya Weh.
Monday 26th June, 1876: a fine, sunny day. In the grounds of Windsor Castle, Queen Victoria settled to watch a game between two touring sides from Canada. The sport was lacrosse (then known as ‘la crosse’) and the Queen watched with interest. On the field were 14 Canadians and 13 representatives of the Iroquois Nation, the imbalance accounted for by the presence of Dr William George Beers, the Montreal dentist who had written the modern rules of the game. ...MORE