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Last updated 3/20/2023 at 9:59am

Lorne Julien

Lorne Julien

Hockey sticks reflect Indigenous skills

At the end of each of the 31 games played in the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship held in Halifax and Moncton in January 2023, one person from each team was named Player of the Game and given a special hockey stick.

Hockey Canada partnered with Mawi'Art: Wabanaki Artist Collective, an organization that focuses on developing and promoting Indigenous artists to produce the special sticks, which featured artwork by four highly respected Indigenous artists-Emma Hassencahl-Perley, Lorne J...

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