Host Fred Opie interviews the fame Thompson brothers of lacrosse. They met up at the NCAA final four in Foxboro Massachusetts Memorial Day weekend to talk about the new movie Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation released on May 26. The movie includes cameos by former Vice President Al Gore, Hall of famers Jim Brown and Oren Lyons and coach Bill Belichick. It’s a documentary that looks at the struggle of Native Americans to protect their sovereignty dating back to their first contacts with European imperialist up to the world indoor box lacrosse championships which the Iroquois Nation recently hosted and Thomas played in. In this interview the Thompsons share the lacrosse the traditions they grew up with and why the game of lacrosse is sacred to their people and consider both entertainment and medicine. Follow the Fred Opie show and the content Fred shares on his website, Twitter and Facebook. Take the time to review the show on iTunes, Stitcher, and Soundcloud. If you enjoy what you hear share the link to the show with others.
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