November 6, 7:00 p.m.
A film showing and presentation by filmmaker Jordan Kligerman and Alf Jacques, Onondaga Nation traditional lacrosse stick maker
The film, Sacred Sport, explores the history of lacrosse in the context of the traditions and current practices of the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois. The Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team represents the only indigenous confederacy in the world participating at an international level in sports.
Filmmaker Jordan Kligerman will present the film and renowned Onondaga Turtle Clan artist Alf Jacques will discuss and display how he makes traditional wooden lacrosse sticks. Lacrosse players in the Ithaca area and beyond -- come and learn the fascinating history and culture of lacrosse!!
Free and open to the public. Contact Brooke Hansen for info at 607-274-1735 or email@example.com.
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Native American studies program; Departments of Anthropology, Sociology, History, Politics, and Theater Arts, Writing, and Sport Management and Media; the Diversity Awareness Committee, and the Office of the Provost.
Photo credit: Mike Greenlar