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Lacrosse stick making

The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts

 

Lacrosse stick making

 

The making of wooden lacrosse sticks.

Note: We are mindful of the cultural issues around lacrosse and the fact that it originated with First Nations people of aboriginal Canada, and was thereafter appropriated by European colonisers.

 

Status Extinct
Craft category Wood; Sporting equipment
Historic area of significance
Area currently practised
Origin in the UK
Current no. of professionals (main income) 0
Current no. of professionals (sideline to main income)
0
Current no. of trainees 0
Current total no. serious amateur makers
0
Current total no. of leisure makers
0
Minimum no. of craftspeople required

 

History

 

Techniques

 

Local forms

 

Sub-crafts

 

Issues affecting the viability of the craft

 

Support organisations

 

Craftspeople currently known

Former craftspeople:

  • The last lacrosse stick maker, Tom Beckett of Hattersleys, retired in December 2014.

 

Other information

 

References