"South Eastern lacrosse was a double sticked version of the game. Two 2 and a half long sticks are used. The ball is a small soft deerskin ball."
"Great Lakes players used a single 3 foot long stick. It has a round closed pocket about 3-4 inches in diameter. The ball was made of charred wood scraped into the shape of a ball."
"North Eastern Sticks are the progenitor of all present day sticks. Usually longer then 3 feet. The shaft ended in a crook and a large, flat triangle surfaceof wevving extending as much as two thirds of the length of the stick. That is where the outermost string meets the shaft, it forms the pocket."
What Was Lacrosse Called Before Lacrosse?
"Lacrosse was on of the many varieties of indigenous stickball games being played by American Indians."
The Types of stickball are Southeastern, Great lakes, and Northeastern.
Where would the Natives play and how many of them were there?
" They were played in huge open areas between villages and the goals, which might be trees or other natural land features, were anything from 500 yards to several miles apart."
"Some estimates have mentioned between 100 and 100,000 players participating in the game at anyone time."