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Indigenous Hockey Player Brandon Montour Is A Budding NHL Star – Chatham-Kent Sports Network

Brandon Montour spent much of his youth in Tilbury, Ontario. After becoming a 2nd round NHL Draft pick in 2014 of the Anaheim Ducks, Montour has now played over 250 regular season an playoff games in the NHL. Currently, Montour plays for the Buffalo Sabres. This past December, as part of the NHL’s “Hockey is […]

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Steve Tooshkenig Wants Indigenous Youth To Take The Lead In Sport, And Share Their Gifts – Chatham-Kent Sports Network

Growing up, golf was more than a game for Steve Tooshkenig. He hopes that other Indigenous youth will find their place in sport, and gain the valuable benefits of participating in sport, whether it be golf, or something else. “I believe the value is seen when youth play and compete, they learn about team work, […]

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Taryn Jacobs: An Indigenous Role Model In The Making – Chatham-Kent Sports Network

June 1, 2020 Taryn Jacobs is one of the top women’s hockey prospects in Southwestern Ontario. This fact has been known for quite some time. She’s also one of the top Indigenous hockey players in Ontario, if not Canada, and should be considered a role model for young, female, Indigenous hockey players. Jacobs, who is […]

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Headrick joins New Brunswick squad for final season of university eligibility – Anishinabek News

May 22, 2020 GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION— Jana Headrick will be resuming her university hockey career. But the 21-year-old Garden River First Nation member will not be returning to the defending Ontario women’s champions, the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. Headrick, who plays defence, had spent the past four years with the Varsity Blues. She […]

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Blind River golf club opens under strict COVID-19 guidelines – ElliotLakeToday.com

Guidelines taken from National Golf Course Owners Association recommended safety protocols Blind River’s popular golf course reopened to the public Wednesday with strict guidelines on social distancing to reduce the risk of spread of COViD-19. Huron Pines Golf and Country Club reopened after its board of directors presented town council with a plan on how […]

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Nipissing lacrosse player to continue academic and athletic careers at Californian university – Anishinabek News

MERRITT, B.C. – Though he’s finishing up his high school studies now, Clinton Kaboni will be continuing his schooling in California. Kaboni, a member of Nipissing First Nation, will be attending Humboldt State University starting with the 2020-21 academic year. He will also play for the Humboldt men’s lacrosse squad. Humboldt State is located in […]

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Federal government to provide $72 million to Canada’s sport sector – CBC

Canadian Olympic, Paralympic committees ‘grateful’ for the support May 08, 2020 The federal government will provide $72 million in relief funding to the country’s sport sector that has seen myriad events cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault made the announcement Friday, three days after CBC Sports revealed a dire financial […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 202025 Views

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Cycle Indigena Winnipeg – Now Accepting Applications

WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS! This program originated from the realization of transportation barriers that Indigenous students face after they have moved from their home community to pursue their studies in the city of Winnipeg. Through discussions with Indigenous students, the MASRC found that they are limited to certain types of transportation and as a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202037 Views

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Curve Lake First Nation youth drafted by North Bay Battalion – Anishinabek News

PORT HOPE – Dalyn Wakely will be taking his talents to northern Ontario. Wakely, a member of Curve Lake First Nation, was selected in the second round (30th overall) by the North Bay Battalion hockey club in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Priority Selection draft held online Apr. 4. Wakely, a 16-year-old who lives in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202027 Views

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M’Chigeeng First Nation teen wins Northern Ontario Hockey Association officiating award – Anishinabek news

M’CHIGEENG FIRST NATION – Gabe Hare has a reputation of being a rather physical hockey player. As a result, the 15-year-old member of M’Chigeeng First Nation has been assessed more than his share of penalties throughout his hockey career. “He knows every penalty box in every arena,” his mother, Stacey Lewis, said of the teenager […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202028 Views

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