Sydney Daniels ‘opening up the doors’ for Indigenous women in hockey – StarPhoenix

Sydney Daniels ‘opening up the doors’ for Indigenous women in hockey – StarPhoenix

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202229 Views

Sep 26, 2022

“The most important thing I look for … is the skill of hard work,” said Daniels. “That kind of overshadows everything.”

For Sydney Daniels, the last week has been a “whirlwind” and a dream come true.

On Wednesday, the 27-year-old joined the Winnipeg Jets as a college scout — making her the first First Nations woman from Treaty 6 territory to be added to the Jets’ operations team.

“It’s been a dream,” she said. “I feel like I’ve been dreaming for the last week. And it’s a dream I hopefully won’t wake up from — and I imagine I won’t, because I’m so grateful to be here and be surrounded by such incredible people each and every day.”

Read More: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/sydney-daniels-opening-up-the-doors-for-indigenous-women-in-hockey

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