The newest lacrosse documentary that will tackle politics and indigenous recognition in sports will be a piece of history as directed by Peter Sprier and Peter Baxter titled Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation, set to be in theatres on Friday, May 26.
The documentary will feature the likes of Faithkeeper Oren Lyons, the Thompson Brothers, Bill Belichick and Al Gore as they focus on one of the most recent high lights of Haudenosaunee lacrosse: the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships that were held on native soil for the first time ever in 2015.
As many already know, the Iroquois Nationals are comprised of not only some of the best lacrosse players in the world, but also ambassadors for Haudenosaunee sovereignty that showcase their birth right to the Creator’s Game. This documentary circles around the collide in culture, history and politics on the playing field right in front of eyes around the world.
“It is really about asserting our nationality through lacrosse and that is the legacy that we’re creating for the future.”