IMAGE Lacrosse exhibit opens at Shako:wi

Shining a Light on Lacrosse

Lacrosse, commonly known as the oldest game in America, has made a pit stop at the Shako:wi Cultural Center.

The center, which long has been offering visitors an in depth look at the Oneida Nation, is pleased to announce a brand-new exhibit: Ká:lahse’. Ká:lahse’ – a Haudenosaunee Tradition – gives visitors a chance to look at the traditional game originally played by the Oneida for the entertainment of the Creator and compares it to today’s fast-paced game.

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