'Akhwatsirehkó:wa – My Big Family” is a 450 page book by Indigenous lacrosse stars Brendan Bomberry and Brennor Jacobs who explore how the game of lacrosse has spiritually, emotionally, and intellectually aided players from all around the world, through their differing experiences within the sport. Dive into the world of lacrosse from an Indigenous perspective as we discover the affects and just how big of an impact the Creators game has had on those who have come to play the sport around the world. Did you know Lacrosse is the national sport of the Haudenosaunee confederacy and one of the oldest sports in North America. The book includes Six Nations content - stories about various lacrosse legends in the chapter, A Sit Down With the Legends of Peterborough Lacrosse.There are players, coaches, referees, stick makers, fans and builders of the lacrosse game. Icons such as John Tavares, Connor Wilson, Joakim Miller, Reilly Smith, Brendan Smith, Tim Wunderlich, Frank Lawrence, Keith Nyberg, Darris Kilgour, Allie Jimerson, Oliver Hill, Bobby Allan, Johnny Davis, Jacelyn Lazore, Lyle Thompson, Cody Jamieson, Randy Staats, Curt Styres, and Alfie Jaques are in Akhwatsirehkó:wa – My Big Family. Highly recommended. Selected for the First Nation Communities Read 2021 Awards-Young Adult (YA) Category Long List.
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