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ISWO’s Back At It: a Busy Year of Tryouts, Tournaments, Championships and Major Games in Store for 2023

ISWO’S BACK AT IT: A BUSY YEAR OF TRYOUTS, TOURNAMENTS, CHAMPIONSHIPS AND MAJOR GAMES IN STORE FOR 2023 After a couple of challenging years dealing with the global COVID-19 pandemic, ISWO (the designated Indigenous sport body for Ontario), is back to hosting sport programs, events, tournaments and Games, in addition to getting a contingent ready […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 20235 Views

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Governor General to recognize outstanding student-athletes from across the country

January 24, 2023 OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will honour Canada’s top student-athletes for their leadership, both on and off the field. The Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation for the 2021-2022 season recognizes and celebrates university students who achieve high grades, give back to their communities and are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20235 Views

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Indigenous lacrosse traditions filled with deep meaning – Windsor Star

Jan 23, 2023 Former competitive lacrosse player Rain Whited shared his lifelong love of the game, including its significance in Indigenous culture, Monday at the University of Windsor. “Lacrosse touches on all directions of my life — mind, body, spirit and emotion,” Whited said. “It’s an honour to be called on to share my story […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202341 Views

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Hockey Indigenous founder picking up trailblazer award this week – Timmins Today

January 19th 2023 Stephane Friday will be honoured at the Carnegie Initiative Summit Stephane Friday is so proud of the work that Hockey Indigenous has done. The Kashechewan First Nation member is one of seven winners of the Herbert Carnegie Trailblazer Awards. It’s to celebrate his work in promoting Indigenous voices and achievements in hockey. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20233 Views

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Indigenous Tourism Ontario proudly partners with Toronto Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment, helping to bring awareness to the importance of Indigenous diversity in hockey

ANDECK OMNI KANING FIRST NATION, ON, Jan. 17, 2023  – Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) kicked off the new year by hosting the Weekend in Tkaronto. The all-inclusive trip included 50 First Nations youth and their parents travelling to Tkaronto to experience a full circle Indigenous tourism experience that highlights all four of our pillars; Cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20235 Views

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Simon among those included in First Peoples Rookie Cards set – Anishinabek News

January 17, 2023 AAMJIWNAANG FIRST NATION – More than a quarter century after he played his final National Hockey League (NHL) game, Jason Simon now has a token of commemoration recognizing his time in the world’s premier hockey league. Simon, a member of Aamjiwnaang First Nation, is one of eight players featured in the Upper […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20238 Views

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Maple Leafs stage Indigenous Celebration game – Anishinabek News

January 10, 2023 TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have played thousands of home games throughout their history, but this past Saturday’s game will stand out for Gordie Taylor, a member of Curve Lake First Nation. Taylor is the Indigenous community relations advisor for Hockey Equality, a charity formed in 2021, which aims to make […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 20236 Views

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Toronto Maple Leafs reveal new warm-up jerseys ahead of Indigenous Celebration game – CTV News

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be sporting special new jerseys on Saturday night. Tyler Tabobondung Rushnell, a 23-year-old Anishinaabe artist, designed the practice jerseys for the Leafs to wear ahead of their game against the Detroit Red Wings. “I took inspiration from my culture, the Ojibwe people and the Anishinaabe,” Rushnell said in a video […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 20236 Views

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Kingston Frontenacs host Indigenous Peoples Night, January 6th – iHeartRadio

It is game day for the Kingston Frontenacs as they host Indigenous Peoples Night on January 6th, 2023 at Leon’s Centre. The Frontenacs take to the ice, facing off against the Owen Sound Attack as they look to bounce back from back-to-back losses against the Ottawa 67s. The team says that the event is a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 20238 Views

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Wasauksing youth represents sole First Nation hockey team at world female hockey festival in Calgary – ParrySound.com

December 14, 2022 Rochon was awarded player of the game for one of her four games Thirteen-year-old Miya Rochon did Wasauksing First Nation proud, representing the U15 girls Little Native Hockey League in the platinum division at the 2022 Canadian Tire World Female Hockey Festival held in Calgary. “I was excited,” said Rochon. “I mean, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202212 Views

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