TIL that in 1763, members of the Ojibwe and Sauk tribes took over a British fort by holding a baggatiway (like lacross) match in front of it on King George III’s birthday & inviting the Brits, who let players chase the ball thru the fort gate, secretly being handed tomahawks by women as they went in

Read more: http://mynorth.com/2010/05/deadly-lacrosse-game-in-mackinac-straits-at-fort-michilimackinac-in-1763

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