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Haudenosaunee June 30, 2016 – The Iroquois Nationals are proud to announce the Final Roster of 27 players for the 2016 Federation of International Lacrosse’s U-19 World Field Lacrosse Championships. This year Canada serves as FIL’s 2016 Nation host as was the Haudenosaunee Nation in 2015.

The Iroquois Nationals roster includes a perfect balance of collegiate, prep school, and high school athletes representing Native American territories.  These 27 indigenous youth lacrosse players will participate in the Under 19 World Lacrosse Championships held in Coquitlam, British Columbia on July 7 – July 16, 2016.
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WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 — The Tewaaraton Foundation press release has announced the recipients of the tenth annual Tewaaraton Native American Scholarships. The 2016 scholarship winners are Jade Haumann, Seneca Nation, Wolf Clan and Emerson Shenandoah of the Mohawk Nation, Snipe Clan. The scholarship honors high school students of Haudenosaunee heritage who exemplify high character, leadership, and academics both on and off the lacrosse field.
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The Iroquois Nationals is proud to acknowledge alumni players and staff who participate in the National Lacrosse League. The Rochester Knighthawks have 8 current players and including alumni player, Curt Styres, Rochester Knighthawks Owner and General Manager, and Andy Secore, Assistant Coach. Also the Iroquois Nationals have alumni staff of Jason Johnson, Assistant Coach and Dave Soudan, Equipment Manager for the Hawks.

In a press release of April 21, 2016, the Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they will hold their annual Native American Night on Saturday, April 23rd. It will be a celebration of the Creator’s Game when the Knighthawks host the Buffalo Bandits at 8:00 p.m. at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena.

“When I play, I think of it as more than a game,” said Knighthawks forward Cody Jamieson, an Iroquois Nationals stand out. “I don’t just go out there and think this is just a game of lacrosse. It’s a way of life. You have to play it right and play it for its purpose. It’s what I am here to do. It’s energy, emotion and passion. It’s everything.”
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Please be advised that the next U19 Iroquois Nationals Invitation Practice will be held Saturday, January 30th 6-10pm and Sunday, January 31st 6-8am at the Pinnacle Athletic Campus.

Arrive early for registration.

Pinnacle Athletic Campus
748 Phillips Rd.
Victor, NY 14564
585-433-2930
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Nya’weh Skano I hope you are all doing well and are getting excited about the next U19 Iroquois Nationals Tryout.

PLEASE PAY ATTENTION AS DETAILS HAVE CHANGED. We are holding an OPEN TRYOUT on DEC. 19th from 5pm-8pm at the PINNACLE ATHLETICS CAMPUS in Victor, NY at the conclusion of that practice we will be POSTING A LIST of players that we will be inviting back. We will be holding an INVITATION ONLY Tryout for the players invited back on SUNDAY DEC. 20th from 7am-9am. We have worked out a GROUP RATE DEAL with the MICROTEL HOTEL which is approximately 3 miles away from the facility. We can get you room details as we get closer to the date. You will be on your own to cover room charges, we want to be able to offer you a place to stay at a reasonable rate.
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