The Community of Fisher River Cree Nation want to send best wishes and good luck to the Fisher River Athletes & Coaches that will attend this years North American Indigenous Games in Toronto.
The Athletes & Coaches that will represent the Community are:
Kwinton Cochrane (U16 Basketball)Kyle Cochrane (U14 Canoe)Kierra Spence (U19 Canoe)Michael Spence (U16 Volleyball)Kylie Sinclair (U19 Volleyball)Shenae Murdock (U19 Lacrosse)Ashley Cameron (U19 Lacrosse)Ian Sinclair Jr. (U19 Golf)Ryan Blair (U14 Golf)Spencer Sinclair-Paul (U16 Baseball)Nicholas Murdock (U19 Baseball)Jayden Wilson (U19 Soccer)Elliot Wilson (U19 Soccer)Victoria Garson (U19 Athletics)Alyssa Govereau (U19 Wrestling)Kira Kirkness (U19 Softball)Celicia Amos – Coach (Softball)Phoenix Cochrane – Assistant Coach (Softball)
The athletes and coaches gathered outside of the Bryden Cochrane Memorial Sports Complex where Elder Emily J.Murdoch was invited to share in a Prayer for the athletes for safe travels and wish them luck, along with the coaches.
Councillor Carl and Councillor Darryl were in attendance and gave words of encouragement, as well giving the Fisher River flag to the group to take for the Opening Ceremonies.
The Group would like to send a big Thank You to Matt Houston for all his help and to Fisher River Cree Nation for their contributions, amongst various businesses for their generous donations to fundraisers.
Those wanting to catch the action can do so on CBC or view updates on https://www.masrc.com/naig_2017