Tag: Moraviantown

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

CKSN Submissions- June 21, 2020

Indigenous female athletes Taryn Jacobs, Gabrielle Whiteye, Mattea Deleary, Maddy Lavoie, Samara Whiteye, and Legacie Blackbird talk about what it means to be an Indigenous ... Read More

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

CKSN Staff- June 21, 2020

Two time Canadian Olympian in snowboarding, and two time slopestyle world champion Spencer O'Brien sends a message to Indigenous youth from Walpole Island First Nation, ... Read More

Mattea Deleary Believes In The Power Of Sport For Indigenous Youth

Mattea Deleary Believes In The Power Of Sport For Indigenous Youth

CKSN Staff- June 19, 2020

Mattea Deleary with the Fanshawe FalconsWhen young Indigenous athletes look for role models, they need to look no further than Mattea Deleary. Deleary, who is ... Read More

Fred Saskamoose: Canada’s First Indigenous NHL Player

Fred Saskamoose: Canada’s First Indigenous NHL Player

CKSN Staff- June 18, 2020

Fred SaskamooseFred Saskamoose, of Cree decent, grew up on Ahtahkakoop First Nation in Saskatchewan. Now 85-years-old, Saskamoose became the first Indigenous hockey player in Canada ... Read More

Hockey Provided Respite At Residential Schools, But Was Also A Damaging Tool

Hockey Provided Respite At Residential Schools, But Was Also A Damaging Tool

CKSN Staff- June 16, 2020

Boys playing hockey at residential school - Photo from ActiveHistory.ca Residential schools have left behind generations of trauma, and negative impacts on both physical and ... Read More

Hockey Is For Everyone: Indigenous Inclusion

Hockey Is For Everyone: Indigenous Inclusion

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2020

In recent years, the NHL has run a campaign known as "Hockey is for Everyone," looking to bring to light issues in equity and inclusion ... Read More

Meet Debwe: The One Who Speaks The Truth

Meet Debwe: The One Who Speaks The Truth

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2020

Debwe, the mascot for the North American Indigenous GamesIn 2017, the North American Indigenous Games welcomed a new mascot to help represent the event, Debwe. ... Read More

Home Game: Rethinking Canada Through Indigenous Hockey

Home Game: Rethinking Canada Through Indigenous Hockey

CKSN Submissions- June 12, 2020

By Sam McKegney (Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, Queen's University, Ontario) and Michael Auksi (Indigenous Research Officer, University of Toronto). “Damn, we got ... Read More

Whiteye On A Journey Of Personal Discovery

Whiteye On A Journey Of Personal Discovery

CKSN Staff- June 8, 2020

Katreena Whiteye takes a faceoff for the Brock University Badgers - Photo by Brock AthleticsKatreena Whiteye comes from Delaware at the Thames First Nation at ... Read More

Remembering Little NHL Founders, Earl Abotossaway and Norman Debassiage

Remembering Little NHL Founders, Earl Abotossaway and Norman Debassiage

CKSN Staff- June 7, 2020

Each year, the Little NHL is a celebration of Indigenous hockey players. Started in 1971, with only 200 players participating, the tournament has grown to ... Read More

We Are All #Team88 – Sport As A Pathway To Reconciliation

We Are All #Team88 – Sport As A Pathway To Reconciliation

CKSN Staff- June 6, 2020

Are you a part of Team 88? We all need to be. In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to ... Read More

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #91

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #91

CKSN Staff- June 5, 2020

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance ... Read More

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #90

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #90

CKSN Staff- June 4, 2020

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance ... Read More

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #89

Sports And Reconciliation: Call To Action #89

CKSN Staff- June 3, 2020

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released 94 calls to action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance ... Read More