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LacrosseThe North American Indians invented it. They were playing the game for centuries when the first French explorers first observed the game and named it "la crosse", which of course is French for "the stick", referring to the the primary implement of which the game is played.

To elaborate, the North American Indians in the Great Lakes area were the first to be observed playing the game by the french. Second 'La crosse' was the name given to the game by Jean-de-Br�beuf because of the resemblence of the stick to a Bishop's crozier aka Acrosse. Modern Lacrosse's first uniform rules were written by Dr. George Beers.

Source: Canadian Lacrosse Association

Lacrosse was invented by the Iroquois and Huron Peoples.

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