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Baseball Nova Scotia to host ID camp for Indigenous baseball players in Cape Breton – Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — Baseball Nova Scotia will hold a baseball identification camp for all Indigenous baseball players – male and female – in Cape Breton. The camp will take place on Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at the Cape Breton Health Recreation Complex dome in Sydney. Members of the province’s coaching staff for the 2020 North […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201917 Views

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Teen NS boxers to fight for National Championship – CTV News

April 21, 2019 Five young N.S. boxers are heading to Victoria, B.C. next weekend to fight for a National Championship. “I’m just excited to see everyone doing it,” says 19-year-old Holly McDonald who fights in the 57 kilogram weight class. “Put on the sweatsuit, sit in the sauna for a little bit.” McDonald and four […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201938 Views

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Blue Jays help bring ball back to Abegweit First nation – Peicanada.com

Blue Jays fever took over at the Wellness Centre at Abegweit First Nation Sunday afternoon as the community gathered to celebrate the fact they were one of 15 communities across Canada who received a $70,000 grant to renovate the ballfield. “This will allow us to upgrade the field so we will be able to not […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201941 Views

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Mi’kmaq traditions guide boxer in Halifax – APTN News

April 1, 2019 Bridget Stevens started boxing when she was 11 years old. She now owns her own boxing club. “When things are tough I use boxing as an escape with life,” says Stevens. “So I use the hardship to get myself tired so let’s just say the harder the times I’m having, the more […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201956 Views

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Anishinabek hockey players enjoy rookie season with UPEI Panthers – Anishinabek News

April 1, 2019 CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Three Anishinabek hockey players are deeming their first season with the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers a success. Now Owen Headrick, Doug Blaisdell and Troy Lajeunesse are anxiously looking forward to their next year with the east coast squad. Headrick (Garden River First Nation), Blaisdell (Oneida Nation of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 201960 Views

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New documentary explores the potential Mi’kmaq origins of hockey – HalifaxToday.ca

A Nova Scotia woman is making a new documentary that investigates the origins of Canada’s favourite sport, and tracing it back to its Indigenous roots A Nova Scotia woman is making a new documentary that investigates the origins of Canada’s favourite sport, and tracing it back to its potential Indigenous roots. Mi’kmaw political science professor […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 201943 Views

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Halifax Regional Municipality: Zatzman Sportsplex public art now on display

February 7, 2019 The Zatzman Sportsplex is just days away from its official opening, and already the excitement is building with last night’s unveiling of a new public art installation for the facility. “This truly remarkable Jordan Bennett piece underscores the importance of continued investment in public art,” said Halifax Mayor Mike Savage. “The Zatzman […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 201959 Views

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NunatuKavut makes significant contribution to the 2019 Labrador Winter Games

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, January 23, 2019 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) announced today that will it be providing funding for the 2019 Labrador Winter Games. The Games are hosted by Happy Valley-Goose Bay and will take place in the Lake Melville Area from March 17-23, 2019. Up to $10,000 is being made available […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201957 Views

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Announcing the Chief Executive Officer of the 2020 North American Indigenous Games

January 13, 2019 Aboriginal Sport Circle – (Halifax, NS) The Mi’kmaw Sport Council of Nova Scotia is delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Sandy as the Chief Executive Officer of the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Host Society. “I am tremendously excited and honoured to play a key role in planning the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201957 Views

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MPAL coordinator aims to enhance Glooscap community through active living – Nova News Now

GLOOSCAP – Jordan Smith has an important role with a complicated title. She’s with the Mi’kmaq physical activity leadership program and is an active living coordinator or MPAL coordinator. She’s essentially in charge of getting the community more physically active through sport and active living, but it also touches on the community’s rich culture and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201963 Views

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