Australian Lacrosse Association
The Australian Lacrosse Association (ALA) comprises 6 member states - Lacrosse South Australia Lacrosse Tasmania Lacrosse Victoria Lacrosse West New South Wales Lacrosse Inc Queensland Lacrosse Association Western Australian Lacrosse Association.
Lacrosse has its origins in a tribal game played by all eastern Woodlands Native Americans and by some Plains Indians tribes in what is now Canada. The game has been modernized extensively by European immigrants to create its current form.
Modern day lacrosse descends from and resembles games played by various Native American communities. These include games called dehuntshigwa'es in Onondaga ("men hit a rounded object") da-nah-wah'uwsdi in Eastern Cherokee ("little war") Tewaarathon in Mohawk language ("little brother of war") baaga`adowe in Ojibwe ("bump hips") and kabocha-toli in Choctaw language ("stick-ball").
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