Oct 14 – 24, 2021

Roots Of Lacrosse Poster Promo Material HR

The Roots of Lacrosse

United States / 24 min

Category: Short Doc

Genre: Sports Documentary, Indigenous

Premiere: California Premiere

Director(s): Shelby Tsioweri:iohsta Adams and Joanne Storkan
Producer(s):Joanne Storkan, Chris Carpenter, Brant Davis, Tom Ryan, Stu Lisson
Screenwriter(s): Shelby Tsioweri:iohsta Adams and Joanne Storkan
Starring: Wayne Gretzky, Oren Lyons, ᏓᎬᏯᏯᎢ ᏗᏣᎾᏔ, (aka J.P. Johnson), Jim Calder, Dave White, Richard Powless, Richard Mitchell

Synopsis: Many lacrosse players and coaches often don’t know that the origins of the game of lacrosse has its roots in North American Indigenous nations.This short documentary provides a brief history of the sacred and cultural aspects of this sport, originally played for the Creator, as well as for the health and welfare of the people. The movie also defines the three types of North American, Indigenous lacrosse: Iroquois, Great Lakes, and Southeastern.


Virtual Screening Theatre: TBA