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Iroquois Nationals incredible journey to Israel


It was touch-and-go for the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team on Wednesday as they waited at Toronto Pearson Airport to find out their fate: would they be able to join 46 international teams in the World Lacrosse Championship in Israel, or would they be forced to remain in Canada, shut out from playing?

Lacrosse is an important sport for the Iroquois – who are Native American Confederacy found across North America – as it was established by them in around 1100 CE, and has been used for generations to settle disputes.


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