Lacrosse’s Iroquois roots on display at world championship in Denver

The world’s best lacrosse players are gathering this week in Colorado for the World Lacrosse Championship. On the fields, you’ll see players from Austria, Uganda, Japan and, of course America, competing for their countries.

Yet one of the tournament’s favored teams doesn’t represent a country — technically speaking. The team represents the Iroquois nation, whose people traditionally live in the Northeastern United States and parts of Canada.

Read more and listen to the interview at Colorado Public Radio