Why the Iroquois Can't Win the Lacrosse Championship Why the Iroquois Can't Win the Lacrosse Championship
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Why the Iroquois Can't Win the Lacrosse Championship

by Zach Dundas

July 24, 2010

As North Korea’s reported move to hire Chinese actors to play “fans” during the Thousand-Mile Horse’s triumphant march to the World Cup (I’m sorry; this joke never expires for me) reminded us, international sport churns out some strange stories. The most postmodern of recent memory: the entangled passport dispute that prevented the Iroquois Confederacy’s national lacrosse team from participating in the sport’s world championship, taking place this week in the United Kingdom.

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Why the Iroquois Can't Win the Lacrosse Championship