Mar 30, 2009

ENBA hoop tourney showcases aboriginal youth

Some of Edmonton's best aboriginal basketball players hit the courts for a special tournament over the weekend.
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Meet Travis, Sammy and Leah - the latest Aboriginal athletes to be highlighted in the Vancouver 2010 inspirational poster series aimed at Canadian you

Three more young Aboriginal athletes learning to throw rocks, block shots and race downhill with the best in the world are joining the inspirational poster series "Find Your Passion in Sport," produced by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC), in partnership with the Government of Canada and the Four Host First Nations.
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Mar 23, 2009

B.C. First Nation youth group to paddle from Glasgow to Orkneys

Members of a First Nations youth leadership group from Penticton, B.C., are headed to Scotland to paddle the North Sea.
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Mar 18, 2009

Hundreds participate in aboriginal tournament

It was a weekend to remember for hundreds of players, parents, spectators, coaches and organizers as the Second Annual Central B.C. Aboriginal Youth Hockey Tournament came to a close Sunday at the Cariboo Memorial Complex.
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Mar 9, 2009

Search begins for Six First Nations Youth 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Flame Attendants and 41 First Nations Youth Language Torchbearers

"Six First Nations youth will have the honour of accompanying the Olympic
Flame on its 106-day journey across Canada," said National Chief Phil
Fontaine. "Fire is a sacred element for First Nations peoples. These youth
will be modern-day Fire-keepers.

Mar 2, 2009

Former NHLer Gino Odjick gives advice to aboriginal youth

THEY went right to the top of the list of credible messengers for the ninth annual Follow Your Dreams night at Saturday's Manitoba Moose game.

The Moose and their presenting partners at the RCMP, the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and the Tribal Councils Investment Group called on 12-season NHLer Gino Odjick as guest speaker for the pre-game gathering of more than 2,000 aboriginal young people and their families in the MTS Centre's upper bowl.
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