The Iroquois Nationals beat Australia 12-10 at the World Lacrosse Championship in Denver, Colo. Monday night; the team has won three of its four games in the tournament so far. After being barred from participating over a passport debacle in 2010, the team is back this year and scheduled to play against the United States tonight. 

Lacrosse remains a sacred game for the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois. In this short video, Onondaga stickmaker Alfred Jacques illustrates the importance of the craft he’s been honing for 50 years. 

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