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Where was lacrosse discovered?

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Lacrosse originated from the Native Americans, who used early forms of lacrosse sticks made from wood and animal hide pouches. It was a game played during times of war, and there were no boundaries. The games actually could go on for days, weeks or months.

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Lacrosse was most likely discovered in North America where the Cherokee Indians were living.

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