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All-Indigenous team off to compete at Roller Derby World Cup in U.K. – CBC

Team will use international platform to highlight issues like murdered and missing Indigenous women Jan 30, 2018 Twenty-two Indigenous women from across the world are coming together to compete as one team at the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup. The tournament takes place in Manchester, U.K., this week with 40 teams from 39 nations competing. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201846 Views

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Team Canada Ready for 2018 Nations Cup

December 11, 2017 CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has announced the selection of 21 players to Canada’s National Women’s Development Team travelling to Füssen, Germany, to compete at the 2018 Nations Cup Jan. 3-6, 2018. The Nations Cup – previously hosted under the names Air Canada Cup, MLP Cup, and Meco Cup – features Canada’s National […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201765 Views

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BR OLY Calgary Bid – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 21, 2017 Calgary has agreed to spend more money while it continues to ponder a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games. City council voted yesterday to spend up to two-million-dollars more on work towards a possible bid. Calgary wants more information on five areas — capital costs, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 2017105 Views

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Edmonton mayor says CFL Eskimos need to take steps on name change – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 9, 2017  WINNIPEG _ Edmonton’s mayor says he wants the city’s Canadian Football League team to start taking steps towards a name change. Don Iveson says there needs to be serious conversations about changing the name, given that an organization that represents Inuit people calls the term Eskimos offensive. Iveson says it […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201745 Views

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External Grant Opportunity: N7 Fund

The N7 Fund is Nike’s long-term commitment to bring sport and all its benefits to Native American and Aboriginal communities in North America, with a focus on youth. We believe that kids are made to play, and through sport, Native youth can unleash the power of their generation. We believe in the unifying power of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201794 Views

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Girl refuses to wear hockey jersey over ‘offensive’ logo – CTV

September 8, 2017 A community is at odds over whether a Calgary minor league hockey team should change its logo after a seven-year-old player refused to wear the jersey because she said it was “offensive.” Emblazoned on the front of the Northwest Warriors hockey team’s jersey is an image of a First Nations man or […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 201781 Views

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Alberta Indigenous Games kick off in Edmonton – CBC

Youth from across the province are in Edmonton competing in sports and learning about Indigenous culture Aug 15, 2017 The competition is heating up at the Alberta Indigenous Games this week. Every second year, Indigenous youth from across the province descend on the Edmonton area to try new sports and sharpen their skills at others. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201781 Views

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2017 National Tom Longboat Awards – Call for Nominations

The Tom Longboat Awards were established in 1951 to recognize Aboriginal athletes for their outstanding contributions to sport in Canada. With a few exceptions, the Awards have been given out every year since its inauguration. It remains the longest standing and one of the most prestigious awards for Aboriginal athletes in the country. As a program […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 2017124 Views

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Calgary city council votes to continue exploring 2026 Winter Olympics bid – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 3, 2017 Calgary city council has voted to continuing exploring a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee presented council Wednesday with an option not to move forward with the bid, and another option to keep exploring potential funding opportunities. Council endorsed the second choice, saying it […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201787 Views

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Swimmers shatter records at Indigenous Games – Western Wheel

Jul 26, 2017 Open minds led to record breaking performances at the North American Indigenous Games. Okotoks’ Alycia Weber and DeWinton’s Justin Lisoway and the prolific swim team set the pace for Team Alberta with 51 medals in the pool at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto. “It was a really different experience,” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2017105 Views

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