GENERAL RESOURCES

The Hall of Famers’ stories shared in the Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience reference specific significant events and achievements. The links provided below offer further information to aid in-class discussions and facilitate further research interests.  

It should be noted that the links provided are not an exhaustive list and that some of the language is neither reflective of terminology used by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame nor Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Alex Decoteau

1917 Battle of Passchendaelehttps://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/battles-and-stages/battle-of-passchendaele

Alex Decoteau Remembrance Run, Walk or Wheelhttps://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/information-for/educators/learning-modules/passchendaele/run-to-remember/alex-decoteau-run

Sharon Anne & Shirley Firth

Canada at the Olympic Winter Gameshttps://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/winter-olympic-games

Waneek Horn-Miller

Oka Crisishttps://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/timeline/oka-crisis

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girlshttps://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/mandate/

Pan Am Games  – https://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/whats-the-story-pan-am-games

Bill Isaacs

Mann Cuphttps://www.clhof.org/index.php/museum/physical/curator-s-choice/77-mann-cup

Joseph Benjamin Keeper

Battle of Cambrai in 1917https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/services/military-history/history-heritage/battle-honours-honorary-distinctions/cambrai-1917.html

107th Timber Wolf Battalionhttps://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/107th-timber-wolf-battalion

Norway House Cree Nation https://nhcn.ca/

Chief Wilton Littlechild

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada – https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1450124405592/1529106060525

Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada – https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/declaration/index.html

Tom Longboat       

Boston Marathonhttps://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon

Tom Longboathttp://www.tomlongboat.ca/history.html

Harry Manson

Snuneymuxw First Nation https://www.snuneymuxw.ca/

Soccer https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/soccer

Alwyn Morris

Olympic Educationhttps://olympic.ca/education/

Canada at the Olympic Summer Games https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/summer-olympic-games

Gaylord Powless

Lacrosse https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/lacrosse

Ross Powless

Six Nations of the Grand Riverhttps://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/six-nations-of-the-grand-river

Six Nations of the Grand Riverhttps://www.sixnations.ca/

Bryan Trottier

The Stanley Cuphttps://www.hhof.com/htmlsilverware/silver_splashstanleycup.shtml

Creation of the Tom Longboat Award & Tom Longboat Award Recent Recipients

Tom Longboat Awards https://www.aboriginalsportcircle.ca/tom-longboat-awards

Tom Longboat Nomination Formhttps://aboriginalsportcircle.wufoo.com/forms/zoy26h809n62j4/

Indigenous Games

North American Indigenous Gameshttp://www.naigcouncil.com/ 

Arctic Winter Gameshttps://www.arcticwintergames.org/

World Indigenous Games ‘We have so much to offer’: World Indigenous Games comes to Alberta this summer – https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/wilton-littlechild-world-indigenous-games-enoch-1.4071938  

Additional Resources

Order of Canada https://www.gg.ca/en/honours/canadian-honours/order-canada

Order of Sporthttps://www.sportshall.ca/order-of-sport.html?lang=EN