Indigenous alumni game a ‘symbolic moment’ that goes beyond hockey – Bonnyville Nouvelle

Indigenous alumni game a ‘symbolic moment’ that goes beyond hockey – Bonnyville Nouvelle

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202311 Views

January 17, 2023

The Clancy Richard Arena was graced with an evening of fun and action on Saturday when the St. Paul Canadiens Alumni hosted the NHL Indigenous Alumni.

ST. PAUL – The Clancy Richard Arena was graced with an evening of fun and action on Saturday when the St. Paul Canadiens Alumni hosted the NHL Indigenous Alumni for a game that celebrated relationships and honoured the spirit of reconciliation.

“It’s really about bringing people together in equality and balance and demonstrating that to the world,” said Patrick Lamoureux, president of the St. Paul Canadiens Alumni Foundation, during a break in play on Saturday.

Lamoureux, who was among the roster of the St. Paul Canadiens Alumni playing on the ice, explained that the event is also a small component of the alumni foundation’s “ongoing efforts of truth and reconciliation.”

Read More: https://www.lakelandtoday.ca/local-sports/indigenous-alumni-game-a-symbolic-moment-that-goes-beyond-hockey-6382006

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