A love of sports runs in the blood of Akwesasne volleyball player Kawehnokwiio Bailey Thompson, who will be competing at this year's North American Indigenous Games with team Eastern Door and the North. From lacrosse, to hockey, to swimming and running, Thompson said that almost everyone in her family plays at least one sport. There are even a few people from her family who have made the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
Fidget spinners are everywhere, and now a Native American woodworking company from Tuscarora Nation in New York is giving the popular toy an Indigenous spin. The simple toy consists of a flat structure typically made of metal or plastic, which spins thanks to a bearing in the centre. Fidget spinners are marketed as helpful stress relief tools for children who have difficulty focusing and a need to fidget.
Warren Collins originally took up archery because he thought it would be a good skill for hunting. He picked up the sport quickly, and at 15 years old is already making a name for himself in the world of competitive archery. The Nakota archer from Cochrane, Alta., will compete at his first North American Indigenous Games in Toronto in July. Collins first got into the sport at the age of 12, when his mother, Jayena Collins, bought him his first bow for his birthday.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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