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North American Indigenous Games Announces New Date – Global News

The event was originally scheduled to take place last summer, but it had to be postponed due to COVID-19 The North American Indigenous Games will finally be coming to Halifax in 2023. The host society announced Monday the 10th Games will take place from July 15 to 23, 2023 in the Halifax area and Millbrook […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202121 Views

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The North American Indigenous Games announce new dates and CEO

July 12, 2021 The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Council and NAIG Host Society are pleased to announce that the 10th games are set to take place July 15 to 23, 2023 in Kjipuktuk (Halifax) and Millbrook First Nation, Nova Scotia. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the 2020 edition of the Games. “In […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202120 Views

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Labrador Winter Games Postponed

June 8, 2021 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs and Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation, and Ernie McLean, Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Labrador Winter Games, today announced the postponement of the Labrador Winter Games to 2023. Minister Dempster and board members met in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on June 4 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202192 Views

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Elsipogtog on the rebound: A hockey rink heals after arson, tragedy and perseverance – The Globe and Mail

For more than 40 years, this New Brunswick community’s rink was a source of pride – until it was set on fire and the ex-chief who envisioned it died, heartbroken. Then the people found a way to bring it back When the lights went out in Piestany, Albert Levi leapt from the couch and started […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202135 Views

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Elsipogtog First Nation voted Kraft Hockeyville, wins $250K to fix fire-damaged arena – Global News

The hockey arena in Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick will be getting a much-needed facelift, after the community was voted Kraft Hockeyville 2021. The title, which comes with a preseason NHL game and a $250,000 prize for arena upgrades, was announced Saturday night. The community was devastated in September 2020 when fire ripped through […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202148 Views

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Elsipogtog First Nation Nominated in Top 4 for Kraft HockeyVille – The Brunswickan

Elsipogtog First Nation has made it to the top 4 for Kraft Hockeyville, a nationwide competition that has a $250 000 grand prize in arena repairs and, if won, would bring a pre-season NHL game to New Brunswick. Kraft Hockeyville is an annual competition sponsored by Kraft Heinz, the National Hockey League, and the NHL […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202153 Views

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Esgenoôpetitj First Nation comes together to build first rink in decades – CBC

Mar 24, 2021 ‘With the rink you have people coming out. We’ve had elders that were out here skating’ Kyla Dedam wasn’t always a fan of gym class. Now it’s a highlight in her day. The 13-year-old looks forward to the moment when she gets to leave school behind and cross the street to the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202147 Views

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IWD: Indigenous SMU forward tries to ‘create a path’ for girls hoping to play hockey – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Erin Denny saw her older sister playing hockey and something clicked. “I watched her play and I told my dad I had to join,” the 18-year-old from Eskasoni, N.S., recalled. But when she joined her first team about 10 years ago, none of her teammates were like her sister. “It was more of a boys […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202170 Views

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Hockey program for Indigenous girls in Cape Breton creating opportunities amid COVID-19 restrictions – TheChronicleHerald.ca

MEMBERTOU — Kyrah Haddad is all smiles as she leaves the ice in a group of red-cheeked girls, all laughing and yelling. She’s finishing up her third practice as part of the Female Indigenous Hockey program at the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre. It’s the second year of the two-year pilot program by Hockey Nova […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202181 Views

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GNB: New fund for community recreation infrastructure

25 January 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is helping to make recreation facilities throughout New Brunswick more inclusive. A new fund has been established to support community recreation efforts that will improve accessible recreation infrastructure and spaces to benefit the needs of a broad range of users. The Inclusive Community Recreation Infrastructure Fund […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2021174 Views

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