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Q4 Digital Literacy History of Lacrosse Native Americans Playing Lacrosse Jean de Brebeuf, a french missionary in Canada, documented the game for the first time in 1636
In 1867, Canadian dentist William George Beers wrote the first offical set of lacrosse rules
Baggataway teams often had between 100 and 1,000 players
First lacrosse sticks were tecnically giant wooden spoons with no netting Bibliography Lacrosse Now Mark Million scored 305 goals in one season
Youth participation in the sport has grown over 77% since 2006
About 282,000 high schoolers play lacrosse
671 college teams played NCAA level in 2012
500 college club programs
200 women teams compete at the US Lacrosse Intercollegiate Associates Level Goals would be selected as large rocks or trees
Playing time often ranged from sun up to sun down
Games typically reached 20pts before concluding
Women's game was called amtahcha
Some lacrosse balls were made from wood AV2 Media Enhanced Books. AV2Books, 2011. Web. 22 May 2013. <http://www.av2books.com/itz-lacrosse-2011/>.
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Wikipedia lacrosse. Wikipedia, 20 May 2013. Web. 22 May 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacrosse>. Traditional Native American version of lacrosse was called stickball or baggataway
Popular around Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic, and South America
Games could last several days
Goals could range from 500yds to several miles Jean de Brebeuf William George Beers Native Americans Playing Lacrosse Lacrosse is a sport first played by Native Americans. Men in Canada adopted the game baggataway (lacrosse) in 1840. Lacrosse is a game played with a stick and ball. Canadians called lacrosse lacrosse because the curved end of the playing stick resembled a bishop's staff or cross. What is the History of Lacrosse? An act of Parliament made lacrosse the national summer sport of Canada. Lacrosse is a combination of basketball, soccer, and hockey. Lacrosse is the oldest sport played in North America. I chose my topic because I love lacrosse. So, I was wondering how lacrosse started. I picked my resource by which website or book had the best information. Also, which websites were authoritative. I chose Prezi because it has cool features. Another reason I chose Prezi is that it was new and I wanted to try something new. I learned that lacrosse could last several days. I also learned that is Canada's national summer sport. http://www.voki.com/php/viewmessage/?chsm=0ad3ab19c18df9eb1fe3bb7a4cbc9ed2&mId=1811135 My Voki