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Freddie Sasakamoose Statue Unveiling – SKTC

Yesterday on May 18, 2022, Saskatoon Tribal Council had the pleasure of witnessing the unveiling of the legendary Fred Sasakamoose statue at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. This event is an important cultural milestone for First Nations people. STC took part in the celebration with friends and family of Sasakamoose and all groups of people, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202212 Views

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Statue honouring life of Indigenous NHLer Fred Sasakamoose unveiled in Saskatoon – Globalnews.ca

May 18, 2022 A statue honouring one of the first Indigenous players in the NHL, Fred Sasakamoose was unveiled in Saskatoon on Wednesday. May 18 has been officially proclaimed a day to honour his legacy. Sasakamoose was an elder from Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation and played for the Chicago Blackhawks during the 1953-54 NHL season. Read […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20228 Views

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Hockey silver for several Indigenous players from Battlefords – SaskToday.ca

Several AAA Stars and one North Star on Team Saskatchewan at National Aboriginal Hockey Championships NORTH BATTLEFORD – It was a strong week of hockey for several Indigenous hockey players from Battlefords based teams. The seven Battlefords AAA Stars players and one Battlefords North Stars player were on the roster of Team Saskatchewan, who took […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202212 Views

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Community Rink Affordability Grant Program Provides Support to 594 ice surfaces

March 29, 2022 The results of the Community Rink Affordability Grant (CRAG) Program have been released, showing 594 ice surfaces and 379 facility owners have benefitted from the grant in 2021-22. “The $1.7 million allocated to the grant program is an important investment in community ice surfaces and curling rinks, which are important hubs for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202237 Views

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Sturgeon Lake business owner, supporter of Indigenous hockey culture featured on Hockey Night in Canada – paNOW

Mar 24, 2022 If you were watching the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast Tuesday night between the Calgary Flames and the San Jose Sharks, chances are you probably saw a Sportsnet feature on Sturgeon Lake’s Harlan Kingfisher talking about his clothing brand Smudge the Blades. Kingfisher received a message from Hockey Night in Canada who […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202247 Views

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Archery club in Peepeekisis Cree Nation home to provincial medallists – CBC

Mar 22, 2022 All Nations Archery club has 30 members, Indigenous and non-Indigenous All Nations Archery based in Peepeekesis Cree Nation about 110 kilometres northeast of Regina is a relatively new club, having begun about six years ago with a handful of archers in the school gymnasium. But members are bringing home medals, most recently from 3D indoor provincial championships in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202295 Views

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Keeseekoose First Nation’s Gervais commits to Lakehead University (USports) – GX94 Radio

Mar 21, 2022 The SJHL’s Yorkton Terriers are excited to announce the commitment of Co-Captain Kishaun Gervais to the Lakehead University Thunderwolves of USports starting in the 2022/23 season. Gervais, a product of the Keeseekoose First Nation suited up in 96 career SJHL games with the Terriers, compiling 66 points. He also 4 points in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202231 Views

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Sask. Indigenous hockey player Ethan Bear speaks out on racism in new documentary – paNOW

Indigenous hockey player Ethan Bear, who hails from the Ochapowace First Nation in Saskatchewan, is speaking out about racism in hockey. The Carolina Hurricanes defenceman talks about his experiences in a mini documentary by Uninterrupted Canada in an episode of Breaking Ice. Bear shares his story on growing up on the First Nation and talks […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202245 Views

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Hockey Sask. investigating after racist slurs allegedly directed at Indigenous players – CTV News

Published Jan. 26, 2022 Hockey Saskatchewan is investigating an alleged incident involving two U15 teams that faced off in a tournament in Shellbrook over the weekend. Racist slurs were directed at members of the Stanley Mission U15 Riverhawks by an opposing U15 team from Tisdale, according to Devin Bernatchez, a Lac La Ronge Indian Band […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202292 Views

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City and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities gift agreement proposes world-class basketball facility at River Landing: aimed at TRC Call to Action

The City of Saskatoon, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities (Jumpstart) and Hoist the Hoops have drafted an agreement that proposes the construction of a world-class outdoor accessible basketball facility in the River Landing area. Under the gift agreement, Jumpstart, with the support of local Canadian Tire Dealers, Dave Deplaedt and Paul Cairns, will provide a gift-in-kind […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2022170 Views

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