"Good Medicine" is the
6th in a series of limited edition prints produced by the Canadian
Lacrosse Foundation to honor the game of lacrosse and one of its
greatest coaches and builders - the late Jim Bishop. The original
artwork for this piece, as well as future originals, will be
presented each year as the "Jim Bishop Memorial Award"
to the Minto Cup (National Junior 'A' Championship) athlete who
best exemplifies leadership, skill, sportsmanship, and the spirit
of the game.
This Print was created by Todd Jason Baker, a Bear clan Squamish
native of the Coast Salish. Baker's work has been sought by
private collectors, museums and many institutions. His work has
been shown throughout the World.
The Humans with Raven helmets
allow the player to take on the trickster like qualities of the
raven, giving them all the talents for a good game, the circular
shape with colored rings represents the circle of life.
Jim Bishop is considered the
greatest coach in the history of Canadian Lacrosse. His career
spanned 58 years and touched the game at every level and age group
as a coach, organizer, manager and promoter. He respected the
First Nation peoples for sharing the game with all North
Americans. His many accomplishments include winning seven
consecutive Minto Cups and initiating efforts at establishing
early pro Lacrosse leagues in 1968 and again in 1974-75. "Bish"
touched the lives of thousands of young Canadian athletes in a
The Foundation's goal is to create a strong future for the game during this time of government cutbacks. In purchasing this print - the first in a series - you are investing in the future of lacrosse. The Foundation will pursue worthwhile projects that would otherwise not be addressed. These projects will help grow the game we love so much.
The Foundation produced 100
prints of "Good Medicine" and 300 Posters. Each numbered
and signed print will include biographies of the artist and
information on the 2004 recipient.
to purchase this print please
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To order this
print, you can send a cheque/money order or Visa Card number to:
2211 Riverside Drive
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Visa number to firstname.lastname@example.org
to speed up the process.
The cost of each
print is $150.00 (Ontario residents add $12 for PST ).
Poster versions of this print are also available at a cost of
$25.00 plus $7.50 shipping and handling
(Ontario residents add $2 for PST).
Please allow 4 to
6 weeks processing time