Native Americans Barred From UK Over Passports

July 15, 2010

Author: Nina Chestney

Source: Reuters UK

A team of native Americans hoping to compete at the world lacrosse championships in Manchester has been refused entry to Britain because they are travelling on tribal passports.

The Iroquois men's team, whose ancestors are credited with founding the game 1,000 years ago, have been forced to forfeit their first match on Thursday as they await developments in Amsterdam.