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Monday, October 23, 2017

Lacrosse Coach Barnes Continues Annual SU Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Jim BarnesSALISBURY, MD---Lacrosse coach Jim Barnes, a member of the Mohawk tribe, continues Salisbury University’s sixth annual Native American Heritage Month commemoration with the presentation “The Most American Game of All? Lacrosse and Its Native American Roots.”

His talk is 6 p.m. Friday, November 17, in Conway Hall Room 153. (Please note: This time has been updated from earlier publicity for this event.)

An SU alumnus, Barnes is a lacrosse coach at Salmon River Central School in Fort Covington, NY. He was assistant coach of the Iroquois Nationals under-19 team at the 2003 World Lacrosse Games and men’s team at the 2006 games. At SU, he speaks on the spiritual, cultural and historical roots and meanings of lacrosse for American Indian peoples.

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Sponsored by the Fulton Public Humanities Program, admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-677-4601 or visit the SU website at        

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