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Sask. camp gives Indigenous girls a chance to play volleyball while incorporating holistic teachings – CBC

Jul 18, 2024 “I think being here, it’s very positive and helps their self esteem.” A new camp for girls in Saskatchewan combines volleyball instruction with holistic Indigenous teachings. The first North Thunderbird Volleyball Academy, for Indigenous girls in Grade 7 to Grade 12, is running July 15 to 19 in Martensville, just outside Saskatoon. The camp […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 202413 Views

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Community Initiatives Fund Approves $5.3 Million in Funding in Support of 416 Projects

July 12, 2024 The Community Initiatives Fund (CIF) has approved 416 grants totaling $5,300,476 through its latest grant application intake. These grants will support innovative local initiatives, build vibrant communities and enrich the quality of life in 151 communities. “Since 1995, the CIF has supported a wide range of programs, organizations, people and communities across […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202442 Views

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Historic Moment: FDFN and Meadow Lake to co-host 2026 Saskatchewan Winter Games – paNOW

Jul 5, 2024 An historic announcement was made in Flying Dust First Nation earlier Thursday. For the first time, a First Nation and a city will be joining forces to host the 2026 Saskatchewan Winter Games. “I think it’s honestly an exciting time,” said Dwight King, FDFN recreation manager, speaking to Matt Ryan of CJNS. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202431 Views

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Beyond sports: USask Huskie Athletics fostering Indigenous inclusion and empowerment – University of Saskatchewan

Jun 19, 2024 In 2018, the Saskatoon Residential School Survivor Circle supported the request of the Huskie Cross Country team’s desire to race in orange singlets in honour of Residential School Survivors and the thousands of children who never made it home. This tradition continues today and has evolved to include all visiting athletes choosing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 202430 Views

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Community Rink Affordability Grant Program Supports Communities

It was another successful year for the Community Rink Affordability Grant program with 585 skating and curling ice surfaces across the province receiving funding in 2023-24. “The Government of Saskatchewan is proud to support our province’s community rinks by investing $1.6 million annually to the program,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Laura Ross said. “These […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202434 Views

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AAA Stars reflect on experience at National Aboriginal Hockey Championship – saskNOW

May 14, 2024 The Battlefords AAA Stars’ trio of Dayne Henry, Devante Pratt and Waylon Gardipy are coming off a silver medal showing at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championship, that wrapped up over the weekend in Grande Prairie, Alta. Team Saskatchewan opened their tournament hot, with a dominant 11-1 victory over Quebec’s Eastern Door and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202439 Views

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A silver finish for Team Sask. men at National Aboriginal Hockey Championships – paNOW

May 13, 2024 Team Saskatchewan is coming home with one medal from the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Alberta. The men’s team faced Ontario in the gold medal game on Saturday but fell 4-0, to settle for silver. The team made it to the final after a nail-biting 4-3 win over B.C. in the semi-finals. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202438 Views

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Locals on the ice at National Aboriginal Hockey Championships this week – West Central Online

May 06 2024 Team Saskatchewan has some local flare looking at both rosters for the 2024 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships taking place in Grand Prairie this week. Several players with west-central ties are on the list, and one coach in Kerrobert’s Tyson Wuttunee who will be behind the bench for the male team. Of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202437 Views

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Reconciliation in action – on and off the ice

April 22, 2024 – Treaty 6 Territory & Heartland of the Métis, Saskatoon, SK – Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) has successfully hosted the inaugural ‘Breaking Barriers to Reconciliation’ Louis Riel Cup hockey tournament in Saskatoon. The tournament was designed with inclusion in mind. Each participating team was required to include Métis, Indigenous and non-Indigenous players. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202455 Views

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Sask. senior hockey team surprised after acquiring sizable fan base – CTV News

March 19, 2024 A senior “A” hockey team from southeast Saskatchewan is quietly gaining a huge following. The Round Lake Bears, who play out of Ochapowace Nation, have drawn over 1,100 fans to each of their last three home games. The games were also watched by hundreds via live streaming. The nation says it’s been […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202453 Views

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