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Poplar River First Nation celebrates grand opening of new community centre – Manitobachiefs.com

On June 1, 2018, Grand Chief Arlen Dumas attended the grand opening of the community hall at Poplar River First Nation. Located about 400 kilometres north of Winnipeg on the shores of beautiful Lake Winnipeg, Poplar River is a community with approximately 1100 citizens living on reserve. There is no all-weather road into the community, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201810 Views

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Sports scholars from across the globe make way to Winnipeg

Pre-conference workshop has focus on Indigenous resurgence and decolonization through sport history MAY 18, 2018 — A major sport history conference hosted by the U of M’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management is touching down in Winnipeg. The 46th annual convention of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) is happening May 25-28 at the Fort Garry […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201830 Views

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Night of Champions Award Winners – Manitoba Post

WINNIPEG – Saturday evening Sport Manitoba handed out the hardware during the annual Night of Champions presented by Manitoba Chicken Producers. This night celebrates sports excellence in Manitoba, and there was plenty to celebrate as athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers were recognized for their remarkable achievements in amateur sport in our province. Sport Manitoba Award […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201825 Views

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Hanging out by the beach: Commonwealth Games set to begin – CP

Source: The Associated Press Apr 3, 2018 By Dennis Passa THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GOLD COAST, Australia _ Sun. Surf. Security. The first two have come relatively easy for organizers of the Commonwealth Games which begin Wednesday on the glitzy Gold Coast tourist strip. The security will come from 3,500 police and 2,000 members of the Australian Defence […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201836 Views

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Canadians kick up their heels at Commonwealth Games welcoming ceremony – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 2, 2018  By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS GOLD COAST, Australia _ A beach party broke out Monday as the Maple Leaf was raised at the athletes villages at the Commonwealth Games. The welcoming ceremony for the Canadian team started with the four-man Mununjali aboriginal dance troupe, whose performance told the history […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201829 Views

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I went with my heart’: Zach Whitecloud talks about decision to sign with NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights – CBC

Brandon-born Dakota hockey player hopes to inspire other young hockey players Mar 12, 2018 Less than a week after signing a deal to play with the NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights, Brandon-born Zach Whitecloud is still waiting for his first chance to see the lights of Vegas. The 21-year-old defenceman joined his new team in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 201845 Views

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Removing barriers to sport & creating relationships critical for Reconciliation to work – UM Today

February 28, 2018 — The inaugural Sport and Reconciliation Gathering at the University of Manitoba wrapped up Friday, Feb. 23 with a succinct message: sport fosters trust and belonging—but significant action is required to build mutually beneficial relationships to forge a path forward for Reconciliation to work. The emotional three-day forum explored ways to achieve […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201878 Views

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First Nations Olympian Brigette Lacquette arrives home to a warm welcome – APTN News

February 27, 2018 It was a flurry of photographs and hugs as dozens of proud fans greeted Brigette Lacquette at the Winnipeg airport on Monday night. A day after the closing ceremonies at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Lacquette arrived home from her award-winning performance with Canada’s women’s hockey team. Lacquette said she expected a few […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201843 Views

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My emotions got the better of me’: Jocelyne Larocque apologizes for taking off silver medal – CBC

Ste. Anne, Man. D-liner removed medal but held it in in her hand Feb 22, 2018 A Canadian Olympian has apologized after taking off her silver medal during the medal ceremony following the women’s hockey team’s shootout loss to their U.S. rivals. ​”I want to apologize,” Jocelyne Larocque said in a statement released Friday from […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 201839 Views

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Canadian men’s curlers fall to Swiss in bronze-medal match – CBC

1st time Canada’s men’s team kept off Olympic podium For the first time ever, Canada’s men’s curling team is leaving an Olympic Games without a medal. Canada fell to Switzerland 7-5 in the bronze-medal match Friday in South Korea, which will also mark the first time both the men’s and women’s teams were kept off […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 201856 Views

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