It taught me about my own culture:’ Indigenous hockey camp teaches skills of all kinds – Regina Leader-Post

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2019251 Views

“This camp brought to light how I can take my power back.”

August 6, 2019

Tyadg McGauley spent years playing in junior and pro hockey leagues in Canada, the U.S. and even Japan.

Now the 29-year-old is giving back by offering hockey camps to Indigenous youth, who don’t always have a chance to play Canada’s game.

A couple of years ago, McGauley and his brothers would frequently practise at the Co-operators Centre. They would sometimes invite Kayden Nahnepowisk — an Indigenous hockey player who was also out practising — to join them.

It was a gesture McGauley didn’t realize had such an impact.

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