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Iroquois Play Host To 11 Countries At Lacrosse World Championships

The Onondaga Nation, a Native American tribe in New York, is hosting the world indoor lacrosse championships. It's the first time an indigenous sovereign territory has hosted a major sports tournament — and it comes at a time when Iroquois brothers are the sport's rising stars.

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David Sommerstein, a contributor from North Country Public Radio (NCPR), has covered the St. Lawrence Valley, Thousand Islands, Watertown, Fort Drum and Tug Hill regions since 2000. Sommerstein has reported extensively on agriculture in New York State, Fort Drum’s engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the lives of undocumented Latino immigrants on area dairy farms. He’s won numerous national and regional awards for his reporting from the Associated Press, the Public Radio News Directors Association, and the Radio-Television News Directors Association. He's regularly featured on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Only a Game, and PRI’s The World.

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