Saskatoon’s Indigenous Sports Academy Eagles soaring into second season – Global News

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202283 Views

July 11, 2022

Courage Bear has spent his life around the game of hockey, whether as a player or giving back to the youth as a coach.

For over two decades Bear, who hails from Ochapawace First Nation, has spent his winters behind the bench.  Whether it’s with his U18 AAA Warman Wildcats, or the many years he’s spent as the head coach for Team Saskatchewan at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships.

A long time dream of the long-tenured coach had been to create a platform and program for Indigenous hockey players to learn and grow both on and off of the ice, and this past year his dream came to fruition with the inaugural season of the Indigenous Sports Academy Eagles.

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