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UNB player holds hockey camps for Indigenous girls to make sport more accessible – CBC

Oct 26, 2021 ‘Hockey is a very expensive sport that lacks diversity,’ says Indigenous player Jana Headrick Jana Headrick grew up in a hockey-loving Ojibway family, and started playing hockey when she was three years old. As the years went on, she no longer saw herself in the sport, losing the feeling of friendship and […]

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Provincial Recipients Announced for 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Traditional Territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples / Victoria B.C. (October 21, 2021) – The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce 10 outstanding athletes named as provincial recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. Hillary Birkett: 13 / Figure Skating and Track & Field / […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202120 Views

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Mississauga Blackhawks still using offensive name despite pressure to stop – CBC

Oct 22, 2021 GTHL says Blackhawks are the league’s last team with an Indigenous name and logo Almost three years after the Ontario Human Rights Commission asked the City of Mississauga to remove all Indigenous imagery related to non-Indigenous teams from its sports facilities, some officials are questioning why the Mississauga Blackhawks are still using an Indigenous name […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202129 Views

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Timberwolves become first university team in Canada to unveil Indigenous designed jerseys – Prince George Citizen

Logo designed by Gitxsan artist and former UNBC student Trevor Angus The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Timberwolves are now the first college or university athletic program in Canada to unveil an alternate logo and jersey designed completely by an Indigenous artist. A project that’s been many years in the making, was unveiled this […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202124 Views

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Call for Assistant & Head Coaches for North End Hockey Program

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by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202129 Views

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New Indigenous Sports Academy gets financial assist from Saskatoon Blades – Global News

October 14, 2021 The Saskatoon Blades are throwing their support behind a new hockey academy for Indigenous youth. The team presented members of the Indigenous Sports Academy Eagles with a cheque for $5,000 on Thursday and Blades captain Aidan De La Gorgendiere gave some Eagles players a tour of the Western Hockey League club’s facility […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202130 Views

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Canucks legend Gino Odjick gets Hall call, continues to inspire Indigenous youth – CTV News

Oct. 13, 2021 Vancouver – A few years ago, Gino Odjick was in hospital fighting for his life. Now, the Vancouver Canucks legend is the newest member of the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. Through it all, the humble hockey tough guy has continued to serve as a role model inspiring Indigenous youth. “I was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202149 Views

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Local skier represents Indigenous culture this year at World Cup – Columbia Valley Pioneer

Oct 14, 2021 Cassidy Gray, an alpine skier on the Canadian National Team, is taking a piece of the Columbia Valley on her journey this season by redesigning her helmet to represent local traditional Indigenous art. Trinda Cote, member of the Shuswap Band, created the design with her heart and soul, with each aspect intentionally […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202155 Views

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SK Government: Community Rink Affordability Grant Program Application Period Opens October 15, 2021

October 13, 2021 The Government of Saskatchewan is once again accepting applications from communities for the Community Rink Affordability Grant (CRAG) after committing $1.7 million to the program for 2021-22. The Community Rink Affordability Grant provides funding for community-owned indoor skating and curling rinks. Reinstated in 2020-21, the grant was distributed to 372 organizations to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202165 Views

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Landmark truth and reconciliation event involved retired NHL Indigenous superstar Reggie Leach – Sault This Week

Oct 12, 2021 It was a history making junior hockey event at Dryden Memorial Arena in northwestern Ontario. And it was worth lifetimes of wait. To be sure, it was no ordinary regular season contest as the Dryden Ice Dogs faced off against the visiting Thunder Bay North Stars in Superior International Jr. Hockey League […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202127 Views

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