Brigette Lacquette, Canada’s 1st First Nation woman on Canada’s Olympic hockey team, on mission to inspire – CBC

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Lacquette is traveling across Canada speaking with First Nation kids about following their dreams

Mar 08, 2018

A member of Canada’s silver medal-winning women’s hockey team is now on an Olympic-sized mission.

Brigette Lacquette — the first Indigenous woman to play for Team Canada — is taking her story to First Nations kids across the country, including a visit to the Siksika First Nation southeast of Calgary on Friday.

On Thursday, she greeted her fans at the Piikani Secondary School near Pincher Creek, Alta.

Lacquette made history as the first female First Nations player on Canada’s Olympic hockey team — and now she wants other kids to dream big.

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