"Dear Creator, we thank you for the opportunity to play your game."
Members of the 10Sticks and Nadzitsaga lacrosse club teams gathered together at the center the Two Eagle River School football field on the Flathead Indian Reservation and prayed.
The roots of lacrosse, a game only beginning to grow in popularity in the Northwest, are deeply imbedded in the Native American tradition. The program in Pablo, Mont., is working to reintroduce the game and the significance in their cultural history.
Click here for the full story in the Flathead Beacon by Myers Reece.