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Meet Washiiyeh Jeannotte, a 9-year-old hockey player with sharp stickhandling skills – CBC

Video of young hockey player practising ‘Michigan goal’ has garnered over 160,000 views to date Washiiyeh Jeannotte spends a lot of time on the ice and is hoping to inspire other Indigenous youth by providing a glimpse into his backyard rink practices via TikTok. “I’ve been playing hockey since I was four years old and I love taking slap […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202112 Views

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GNB: New fund for community recreation infrastructure

25 January 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is helping to make recreation facilities throughout New Brunswick more inclusive. A new fund has been established to support community recreation efforts that will improve accessible recreation infrastructure and spaces to benefit the needs of a broad range of users. The Inclusive Community Recreation Infrastructure Fund […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202116 Views

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Still At It After all These Years! The Story of Paul Lagimodière – MASRC

At 78 years old, Paul Lagimodiere has countless stories about his time and experience in baseball, football, and hockey. With his incredible memory and countless stories, Paul is a joy to speak to and learn from. Paul’s family has always been involved in sports, both as athletes and coaches in sports like baseball, volleyball, football […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202118 Views

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The MASRC Announces Winners of the Prestigious Manitoba Indigenous Sport Decade Award Winners

Each year the MASRC honours athletes, coaches, and volunteers who demonstrate great determination, leadership, and giving back to their community. However, this year our annual awards will be celebrating a decade of achievement! With the cancellation of most sports this year due to ongoing pandemic, this is an opportunity to celebrate a career award rather […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202122 Views

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I·SPARC – Deadline Extended: 2021 Equipment Grant application intake

I·SPARC (The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council) is accepting applications for its winter edition of the Equipment Grant Program through to February 5, 2021 by 5 p.m. All First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities and Friendship Centres are eligible to apply for the Equipment Grant. In addition, some community not-for-profit organizations that deliver Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202114 Views

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Call for nominations for I·SPARC’s Board of Directors

As a volunteer directed Society, the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is seeking a variety of individuals who possess an assortment of business skill sets to serve on its board. We are seeking Directors who reflect our values, priorities and are responsive to our mission: to build programs and services that positively […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202143 Views

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Centre Wellington lacrosse to drop ‘Mohawks’ name – GuelphToday

The name Mohawk was originally intended as a celebration the people who invented the game, says the president of the Centre Wellington Minor Lacrosse Association The Centre Wellington Minor Lacrosse Association says it is changing its name and logo from the Centre Wellington Mohawks and is seeking public input on a new branding. Nathan Joyes, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202137 Views

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Sports Series: Former pro hockey player keen to resume motivational talks in Indigenous communities – Anishinabek News

January 4, 2021 AAMJIWNAANG FIRST NATION – Though it has been about a decade since he played his last professional hockey game, Jason Simon is hoping for a quick return to normality so he can get back to what he loves doing. Simon, a member of Aamjiwnaang First Nation in southwestern Ontario, suited up for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202144 Views

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MIG 2021 Logo Reveal

We received some amazing logo designs for our Manitoba Indigenous Games Logo Contest! After some deliberation, we chose *drum roll* Shanae Clarke’s design from Norway House Cree Nation! Congratulations Shanae! Thank you for giving to everyone who submitted their designs. We’ve got here talent in Manitoba. Scroll down to see Shanae’s logo story… Read More: […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2020229 Views

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Canucks’ Holtby, mask artist collaborating with Indigenous artist on new design – Sportsnet.ca

After the design for his new mask was criticized as cultural appropriation, Vancouver Canucks goaltender Braden Holtby and mask artist David Gunnarsson are collaborating with an Indigenous artist on a new design for the upcoming season. Images of the mask Holtby originally intended to wear next season were shared last week by Gunnarsson, who’s based […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202063 Views

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