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American Indian Lacrosse:
Little Brother of War

 
  by Thomas Vennum $27.00  
     
 

American Indian Lacroose book by Thomas Vennum To understand the aboriginal roots of lacrosse, one must enter a world of spiritual belief and magic where players sewed inchworms into the innards of lacrosse balls and medicine men gazed at miniature lacrosse sticks to predict future events, where bits of bat wings were twisted into the stick's netting, and where famous players were—and are still—buried with their sticks. Here Thomas Vennum brings this world to life.

"From the first great super bowls of America, those heroic, spiritual contests played out on mile-long arenas for days at a time, to the modern box game on struggling reservations, Indian lacrosse is a telling thread in our national tapestry, and Tom Vennum has brought it to life."—Robert Lipsyte, New York Times sports columnist

Paperback, 7" x 10", 376 pages, 77 b/w images, $27.00
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