Canadian skier honours First Nations with helmet designed by Shuswap artist – CBC

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Canadian skier honours First Nations with helmet designed by Shuswap artist – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202276 Views

Jan 19, 2022

Cassidy Gray hopes to educate ski world on stuggles of Indigenous people

Alpine skier Cassidy Gray and Shuswap artist Trinda Cote have collaborated to elevate the struggles of Canada’s First Nations peoples to the world stage.

Gray, from Invermere, B.C., grew up learning about local First Nations peoples in school. Ahead of the 2021-22 World Cup season Gray decided to honour them by reaching out to the Shuswap band and asking them to connect her with an artist to design her helmet.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/winter/skiing/olympics-skier-first-nations-helmet-1.6320295

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