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Cavalry FC announce matchday charity initiative for local Indigenous communities

June 12, 2022 Throughout the month of June, Cavalry FC will be hosting community charity initiatives during home matches. That kicks off today, as their meeting with HFX Wanderers is being dedicated to the local Calgary indigenous communities in recognition of National Indigenous History Month. Fans attending the match are encouraged to bring non-perishable food […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 2022115 Views

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Enoch Cree Nation’s Ashley Callingbull named in-game co-host for Edmonton Elks – Global News

The Edmonton Elks have named a new game-day host and she will likely be a familiar face to many in Alberta. On Monday, the CFL football club announced Ashley Callingbull will join CISN Country’s Chris Scheetz as an in-game host. Callingbull is from Enoch Cree Nation and has had many successes, from becoming the first […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202215 Views

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Indigenous hockey apparel company uplifting young Indigenous hockey players – CFWE

April 25th, 2022 Smudge The Blades provides Indigenous youth with financial support to pursue hockey and higher education. Local Indigenous hockey players are finding more support lacing up their skates thanks to assistance from a new ally. Smudge The Blades Apparel CEO Harlan Kingfisher is known for helping aspiring athletes pursue their passions on the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 202240 Views

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City welcomes Alberta Treaty Hockey Games with unique public art installation

As Lethbridge gets ready to welcome more than 100 teams from across the province for the Alberta Treaty Hockey Games this week, there will be a unique public art installation helping the tournament skate smoothly. Kainai Nation artist, Tyler Soop, was commissioned by the City to create a design for one of the ice re-surfacers […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202241 Views

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Hitmen, Siksika First Nation partner to bring Orange Shirt Day to Calgary’s Saddledome – CTV News

March 27, 2022 The Calgary Hitmen and Siksika First Nation have partnered to create an orange Hitmen jersey to use in an afternoon affair Sunday. The two say their relationship has blossomed over the last several years, to bring this event to a Western Hockey League game. Phyllis Webstad, founder of Orange Shirt Day and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 202247 Views

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Hitmen emphasize Indigenous partnership in buildup to Every Child Matters game – CTV News

March 16, 2022 Delegates from the Calgary Hitmen and Siksika Health Services presented a united front today, revealing details of the upcoming Every Child Matters game. The second annual contest is slated for March 27 at the Saddledome, with the Hitmen facing the Swift Current Broncos for a 2:00 p.m. puck drop. The Every Child […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202245 Views

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Ashley Callingbull becomes first Indigenous woman to be featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit – CFWE

March 10th, 2022 Though she’s the first Indigenous woman to pose for the SI Swimsuit issue, Callingbull says it’s important to her that she won’t be the last. Enoch Cree Nation’s Ashley Callingbull is the first Indigenous woman to pose in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. The annual casting call for models garnered thousands of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202247 Views

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Ashley Callingbull Will Be First Indigenous Woman To Cover ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue – ET Canada

Ashley Callingbull is making a historic appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The model will be the first Indigenous woman on the magazine’s swimsuit edition. She shared the happy news on Twitter. Callingbull, who hails from the Enoch Cree Nation in Alberta, has achieved a lot of other historic firsts during her prolific career. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202252 Views

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New Keyano College jerseys reflect Wood Buffalo region’s Indigenous culture, history – CBC

Feb 28, 2022 ‘It is the accumulation of all of my values as an Indigenous person,’ says Emma Voyageur, artist Keyano College, in Fort McMurray, Alta., revealed the new threads its athletes will sport into competition that pay homage to the Wood Buffalo region’s rich Indigenous culture and history. Front-to-back, the basketball, volleyball and soccer teams’ jerseys all […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202250 Views

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Former Métis hockey star inducted into new North American hall of fame – Windspeaker.com

February 14th, 2022 “As a female athlete you don’t really do sports thinking anything beyond the day-to-day excitement of a sport.” —Hall of Famer Liz Duval Liz Duval hasn’t laced up the skates to play even recreational hockey for several years now. But the 50-year-old Métis woman continues to be recognized for her hockey exploits […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 202253 Views

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