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The Schedule for Deyhontsigwa’ehs- The Creator’s Game, Lacrosse Weekend

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Thursday 28 September through Sunday 1 October, 2017
Onondaga Nation, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Schedule Updates Listed Below

Passport Stamping

Come get your Haudenosaunee Confederacy Passport Stamp. It is often considered the hardest passport stamp in the world to get. Bring your passport and get it stamped.

Update: Passports will be stamped Friday at 3:00pm



Schedule for The Wooden Stick Festival

The Wooden Stick Festival is Free!. The festival will be located outdoors in the space between the Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes (Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse) and the Outdoor box.

Thursday September 28th

  • 10 am Opening
  • 10:45 am Oren Lyons
  • 11:30 am Freeman “Bossy” Bucktooth
  • 12:15 pm Haudenosaunee Dancers and Singers
  • 1 pm Thompson Brothers (still TBD)
  • 2 pm Alfie Jacques
    • Legendary wooden lacrosse stickmaker with over 50 years experience in the craft.
  • 3 pm Break/ Possible Speaker
  • 4 pm Haudenosaunee Dancers and Singers
  • 5 pm Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation Panel
  • 6 pm Movie

Friday September 29th

  • 10 am
  • 11 am Travis Gabriel (lacrosse stick maker)
  • 12 pm Haudenosaunee Dancers and Singers
  • 1 pm Coach Desko
  • 2 pm Alfie Jacques
  • 3 pm Jeanne Shenandoah
  • 4 pm Haudenosaunee Dancers and Singers
  • 5 pm Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation Panel
  • 6 pm Movie

Saturday September 30th

  • 10 am Ed Shenandoah and Neal Powless the International experience of coaching
  • 11 am Ansley Jemison
  • 12 pm Haudenosaunee Dancers and Singers
  • 1 pm Kanentokon Hemlock
  • 2 pm Alfie Jacques
  • 3 pm Miss Indian World Raven Swamp
  • 4 pm Haudenosaunee Dancers and Singers
  • 5 pm Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation Panel
  • 6 pm Movie

Sunday October 1st

International Scrimmage @ the Carrier Dome
  • UPDATEThe Box office at Gate B will open at 9:00am
  • UPDATEGates (A,B,C,E) will open at 10:00am and tickets will also be on sale at those gates as well.
    • Gate A is the main gate and where merchandise will be on sale.
    • Gates A&C are accessible gates.
  • The Updated schedule is as follows:
    • Game 1: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Iroquois vs Israel
    • Game 2: noon-1 p.m. Albany vs Israel
    • Game 3: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Albany vs Iroquois
  • Tickets will be $10.00 (Ticket go on sale Sept. 25 at 10:00 am via this Ticketmaster link)
    • Kids 12 and under are $6
  • Parking will be $5.00 (Update: West Campus Lots)
    • UPDATEGate A is preferred because it is at ground level and wheelchair accessible. Archbold strip is the accessible drop off, accessible parking is available in Irving Garage and there is an elevator to the crosswalk and gate C.


  • Indigenous Values Initiative will be selling bottled water $1.00.


  • There will be lots of traditional Haudenosaunee foods, including corn soup and buffalo burgers.


  • There will be an onsite ATM for those that need cash.

Charging Stations

  • Diversegy will be on site providing solar-powered charging stations. Think Green. Be connected.


2017 LASNAI Box Tournament Schedule & Preview

Below is the schedule for the LASNAI game times and location. There will be 21 teams playing games over three days which means lacrosse fans have the exciting opportunity to see games not only indoors at Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes (the Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse) but also at outdoors in the legendary outdoor box as well!
The 2017 LASNAI Box Tournament Schedule is also available for download as a PDF.

LASNAI Tickets

In order to attend the LASNAI Box Tournament you will need to purchase tickets. There will be tickets for sale at the door each day on a first come first serve basis. However if you buy your tickets now you can get a three day pass for $25 and the chance to see up to 63 Lacrosse Games! That’s less than 40 cents a game. You can’t beat it.

Purchase LASNAI Event Passes HERE.
Day passes will be available at the door each day for $15, and Kids (10 & under) get in for only $5.


The Full LASNAI Team List with descriptions

Basom Bombers (IRO) Blue Goose LC (CAN) Brooklyn Dodgers (USA)
Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation (USA) Caughnawaga Indians (IRO) Cleveland Demons (USA)
Courage Game House Team (USA) Frog Pond Maulers (IRO) Goldstar Tel Aviv (ISR)
LaserSharks Blanco (USA) LaserSharks Neon (USA) LAS House Team (USA)
LCC Radotin (CZE) Music City (TN and KY – USA) Onondaga Redhawks (IRO)
Rochester River Monsters (USA) Seneca Marksmen (IRO) St. Lawrence River Wolverines (IRO)
Syracuse Stingers (IRO/USA) Thompson Brothers Lacrosse (IRO) The Young Guns (IRO)




Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes – Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse
3370 Route 11A
Onondaga Nation Nedrow, NY 13120
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  • Parking will be available in driveways and fields on Rte. 11A/Syracuse Tully Valley Road for approximately $5.00. UPDATE: There will be limited Free Parking.
  • There is a gravel lot in front of Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes – Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse that will be available exclusively for pickup and drop-off.

Thompson Brothers Youth Lacrosse Camp for Indigenous Students only

  • 9/29 – 10/1: Thompson Brothers N7 Lacrosse Camp
  • (Grades 3-12)
  • Exclusive to Native American Campers
  • September 29 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • September 30 9:00am-4:0pm
  • October 1 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Followed by Iroquois Nationals vs Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome
    Download flyer

Social Media

Be on the look out for some exciting prizes and give aways.
The event hashtags are #laxweekend17 and #LASNAI.
Who to Follow:


Indigenous Values Initiative

Wooden Stick Festival

Online Streaming

LASNAI will be streaming the Box Tournament Live on their YouTube page.

Social Media Contests

  • Stay tuned for some exciting contests.


  • Indigenous Values Initiative Will be Raffling off an original Alf Jacques Wooden Stick!. Raffle Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased only at the Indigenous Values Booth. All proceeds go to benefit Indigenous Values.
Alf Jacques Wooden Stick
Wooden Lacrosse Stick made by Alf Jacques.