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13-year-old Kanien’kehá:ka boxer trains with her grandfather, aiming for Olympics – CBC

Sep 12, 2023 Beth Harris-Smoke won every match at her 1st tournament this summer Beth Harris-Smoke, 13, has almost 3,000 hours of boxing training under her belt and recently won a national boxing championship. She said her drive is to be “stronger.” “I don’t want to be like those people who just do nothing all […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 202362 Views

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Rising Cree hockey star heads to NHL prospect tournament and camp – CBC

Aug 29, 2023 Israel Mianscum, 20, ‘has everything to be successful,’ says former coach A hockey hopeful from the Cree community of Mistissini in northern Quebec has been invited to the NHL Prospect Tournament and, for a second time, to a development camp with the Detroit Red Wings. Israel Mianscum, 20, is currently playing in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 202391 Views

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Congratulations to Team Kahnawà:ke

(Kahnawake – 27, Ohiarihkó:wa/July 2023) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) would like to congratulate the athletes, coaches, mission staff, and supporters of Team Kahnawà:ke (who were part of Team Eastern Door and the North) for their stellar performance at the 2023 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. “Our athletes did […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202381 Views

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North American Indigenous Games: Team EDN is headed to Halifax

Wendake, July 15, 2023 — In a few days, 265 First Nations athletes from 28 communities in Quebec as well as several members of the mission team and coaching staff will be travelling to Halifax to wear the colours of Team Eastern Door and the North (EDN) at the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). The NAIG is the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 202374 Views

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NAIG Send Off/Parade

July 6, 2023 The Listuguj Sports and Recreation Program will be hosting a sendoff parade/event for NAIG athletes and coaches that will be taking place on Thursday, July 13th from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. For the parade, we will meet at Wysotes at 6:15 PM in order to be ready to take off at […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 202393 Views

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How longsword fighting is forging popularity in Kahnawà:ke – CBC

Jun 23, 2023 It’s to ‘reinvigorate the warrior spirit,’ says Iokennoron McComber In Kahnawà:ke, where lacrosse and hockey reign, longsword fencing isn’t the first sport to come to mind but Iokennoron McComber hopes it gives new energy to the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) traditional warrior spirit. “It’s an outlet. It’s for mental health. It’s camaraderie, and… it’s […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202399 Views

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Minister St-Onge announces that Tennis Canada is a national recipient of the Community Sport for All Initiative

From: Canadian Heritage June 16, 2023 The Government of Canada is committed to building stronger and healthier communities across the country. Sport plays an important role, as it builds self-esteem and leadership skills while allowing Canadians to thrive physically, emotionally, and socially. The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202394 Views

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KSCS coming in clutch for NAIG athletes

(Kahnawake – 1, Ohiarí:ha/June 2023) The Sports and Recreation Unit of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke is elated to announce that financial support has been provided for all Kahnawà:ke athletes participating in the 2023 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), which are being hosted in the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq People in Halifax, Nova Scotia. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202399 Views

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Cree Nation of Oujé-Bougoumou youth finds success in mixed martial arts – CBC

Apr 21, 2023 Quinn Blacksmith is youngest 2-time champion in Montreal Fight League Street fighting was a part of growing up for Quinn Blacksmith in Cree Nation of Oujé-Bougoumou, about 500 kilometres north of Montreal. “My buddies would get into fights … Somehow [we] end up having to defend ourselves,” Blacksmith said. In 2020, though, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202393 Views

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Montreal Canadiens donate to the Multi-Purpose Building Project

(Kahnawake – 30, Enniskó:wa/March 2023) The Multi-Purpose Building Project Committee wishes to sincerely thank le Club de hockey Canadien (the Montreal Canadiens) for their donation to the Project. The donation of $30,000 was part of the Canadiens’ Indigenous Celebration Night at the Bell Centre at last Saturday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. “We are […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 2023112 Views

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