Two residents of the Colorado Springs community, Ira Huff & Thomas Muldoon, shared about the life and culture of the Haudenosaunee. Ira grew up on a reservation and is the son of a chief. Thomas is the Lacrosse Assistant Coach at Colorado College.
Lacrosse is a sport deeply rooted in the Haudenosaunee's ancient culture. The men did a lacrosse demonstration, giving the students a chance to play and learn some lacrosse techniques. Coach Muldoon also runs a camp in Colorado Springs called Earth Lacrosse which teaches children the sport of Lacrosse. Earth Lacrosse also has a Native American outreach component. You can learn more about the outreach on their website at http://www.earthlacrosse.com.
The Colorado Springs newspaper, The Gazette, came to Global Village Academy CS and did a feature article on the experience. You can read the article here.