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With a new name, this Indigenous team is honoring the sacred origin of lacrosse

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For 30 years, this lacrosse team has been called the Iroquois Nationals. Now they're playing as the Haudenosaunee, in a symbolic move toward rejecting colonialism and honoring the indigenous origins of the game.

After nearly 30 years as the Iroquois Nationals, Haudenosaunee lacrosse athletes are embracing their roots as they vie to be world champions.

Veronica Volk is a senior editor and producer for WXXI News.