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Akwesasne Indians: Canadian champions


It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.

For the first time, the Akwesasne Indians finished as Canadian Junior B lacrosse champions.

The franchise won its first-ever Founders Cup (Canadian national championship) in Calgary on Sunday, beating the Seneca Warchiefs 9-6 in overtime in the tournament final.

“They pulled it off. They wanted to make history, the first team to do it,” said head coach Adam Thompson, just minutes before hopping on a plane in Calgary on Monday, bound for Akwesasne by way of Toronto.


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