Kin 2263: Canadian Sport History
Friday, January 20, 2017
First Lecture post in-class quiz
• Just on material today until class starting on the 6 .
• Final exam is CUMULATIVE
• Essay response on the final
• Response that will be the writing component in this course
How is this map dated?
• Indian tribe map that’s how its dated
• Abundance of them in the West Coast -> vast majority of which there is a huge distribution
of reserve land.
Home on the Land
• Necessary competencies
• Strength and endurance and ability and accuracy for survival, cold and harsh
• Food was hard to find
• Vast distances between food sources
• Athabaskan travelled to be home not to get home
• Eurocentric European values over anyone else
• What notions are they running notion to
• Nomadic- they didn’t have a home they moved around
o European - you have a home you raise a family, you live there etc.
• -60 in march in Nunavut
• you need to be physically slide to get food
• Leg wrestling
• A form of greeting is wrestling prior to the introduction of the handshake
• Sticks themselves have a wide variety of sticks
• Lacrosse is still a secondary mainstream sport in society
• However, it is played at very high levels in the US at the NCAA level Slide 9
• Cultural connotations from our country is different from the cultural connotations in the US
• Competent you’re able to do it and teach it etc
• Competencies needed to develop to do lacrosse
• Training for warfare in many different ways
• Giving thanks to a greater god
• Politics its easier to settle it thru sport rather than war bc its expensive
• Friedly-ish diplomacy..compared to going to war
• Health and healing the game can bee seen as a type of prayer (lacrosse)
• Economics history of gambling in pre-context aboriginal society-> these games were
gambled on, on teams that were being played.
• Generally speaking, lacrosse led to actual