Date Event Vignette Scope Region Threads
1867 Game before Queen Victoria Captain W.B. Johnson of Montreal toured with a team of Caughnawaga Indians, appearing at Windsor Castle before Queen Victoria, who found the game ôvery pretty to watch.ö First Nations, game Caughnawaga, England thread: royalty
1860 Grand Lacrosse Match in honour of Prince of Wales

Grand lacrosse match in honour of Prince of Wales' visit saw Montreal Localsástage a ôGrand Display of Indian Games,ö including a match between 30-man Iroquois and Algonquian teams, and anothe ...

First Nations, royalty, picture Iroquois, Quebec, St. Regis thread: royalty
1876 Queen Victoria watched and "endorses" a lacrosse game Queen Victoria watched and "endorses" a lacrosse game in Windsor, England and is quoted as noting "The game is very pretty to watch. royalty, UK, Canada England thread: royalty
1901 first game played for the Minto Cup The Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary) were present at the first game played for the Minto Cup between the Capitals of Ottawa and Cornwall in 1901 (winners Ottawa Capitals) royalty, championship, Canada Ontario thread: royalty
? Ball and Stick game played by Nations of the interior of British Columbia First Nations, game BC
1100 ~ version of stickball There is evidence that a version of stickball played in Mesoamerica or Mexico as early as the 1100s North America, game  
1100 Gift of the Creator First Nations, North America, origins  
1400~ Tyendinaga - Birthplace of of the Peaemaker Peacemaker was later to meet Mohawks
First Nations, origins Mohawk
1636 Jesuit Missionary Jean de Brebeuf documents the game lacrosse (baggataway) at Georgian Bay, Ontario First Nations, North America Huron, Ontario, Canada
1636+ early data on lacrosse There is not much early data on lacrosse and that exists (from missionaries such as French Jesuits in Huron country in the 1630s and later English explorers, such as Jonathan Carver in the mid-eightee ... First Nations Huron
1636+ Three basic forms of lacrosse There is not much early data on lacrosse and that exists (from missionaries such as French Jesuits in Huron country in the 1630s and later English explorers, such as Jonathan Carver in the mid-eightee ... First Nations Iroquois
1636+ Southeast stickball Among southeastern tribes (Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, Yuchi and others), a double-stick version of the game is still practiced. A two-and-a half foot stick is held in each hand, an ... First Nations  
1636+ Great Lake Sticks and ball Great Lakes players used a single three-foot stick. terminating in a round, closed pocket about three to four inches in diameter, only a little larger than the ball., In this game, the ball was usuall ... equipment  
1636+ Northeastern stick The northeastern stick, found among Iroquoian and New England tribes, is the progenitor of all present-day sticks, both in box as well as field lacrosse. The stick for this game was typically more tha ... equipment, origins Iroquois
1718 Participation of French in lacrosse games noted

Near present day Detroit, Monsieur de Sabrevois, commandant of Fort Pontchartrain, penned a description of the region in 1718. Referring to the Potawatomi village located near the fort, he wrote:</ ...

First Nations, North America, equipment, origins Huron, Potawatomi, Outaouacs
1763 capture Fort Michilimackinac Ojibway Indians use baggataway as a cover to enter and capture Fort Michilimackinac First Nations Ojibway
1794 creation of a basic set of rules Match between two native groups results in creation of a basic set of rules First Nations, rules, origins  
1799 Salmanaca - Handsome Lake vision occurs
First Nations  
1815 Onondaga - Burial place of Handsome Lake
First Nations  
1834 Caughnawaga Indians demonstrate the sport Caughnawaga Indians demonstrate the sport at St. Pierre to a large crowd of Montreal spectators and the game is reported by the newspaper. First Nations, origins Mohawk
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