The Washington Post: “We’re more than just a bunch of girls from the rez …" said Ron LaFrance of…
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The Washington Post: “We’re more than just a bunch of girls from the rez …" said Ron LaFrance of Salmon River High School's girl's lacrosse team, which has existed for eight years.
A decade ago, these girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse. Now they inspire a reservation.
For the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the U.S.-Canada border in New York, a high school girls' lacrosse team has been tied to a cultural resurgence for the tribe and helped empower girls at a time when indigenous women face a great risk of violence.