First Nations Lacrosse Association

First Nations Lacrosse Association (formerly Iroquois Lacrosse Association) is the governing body of lacrosse in First Nations.

National team


Iroquois Nationals are the men’s national team representing the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. First recognized by the Federation of International Lacrosse as a full member nation in 1987, the Nationals competed in their first tournament at the 1990 FIL World Lacrosse Championships, finishing fifth.

Haudenosaunee Nationals are the women’s team.

Sanctioned Leagues

Can-Am Senior B Lacrosse League, founded in 1969 as North American Lacrosse Association, was organized beginning in 1978. League winners compete for the Presidents Cup, the Senior B championship of North America. Can-Am teams have won the championship five times (1994, 1996, 2000, 2010, 2014).

Formed in 1994, the Three Nations Senior Lacrosse League is a Senior B box lacrosse league. TNSLL teams compete for the Presidents Cup, winning the championship on five occasions (1994, 1995, 1997, 2011, 2012).

First Nations Junior B Lacrosse League is a box lacrosse league formed in 2014 with the restructuring of the Canadian Lacrosse Association. Four teams competed in the inaugural season. In 2015 the league merged with the Montreal Junior Lacrosse League to form a seven-team league. The FNLA league winner earns a spot in the Founders Cup, the national championship of Junior B lacrosse in Canada.

2 thoughts on “FNLA”

  1. If the TNSLL is going to claim credit for its successful past, Please include the team that owns two of the Championships. The St. Regis BRAVES

  2. I wanted to make a donation in memory of my cousin Brian Phillips. Can you provide me a contact address and phone number please.

    Jennifer Phillips

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