MK Sport Summit

On Saturday November 28th, the Mi’kmaw Sport Council of Nova Scotia presented the 9th annual Nova Scotia Aboriginal Sport Summit. Participants learned about “Lnu Kamakn” which is the the ski program, the MPAL program, Rugby and Lacrosse. They also heard about what is happening in sport in the community of Eskasoni.

The day concluded with the annual Sports Awards Banquet. This year’s winners are as follows: 

Male Athlete of the year

Levi Denny Jr.

 

Female Athlete of the year

Arianna Denny

 

Male Coach of the year

Levi Denny Sr.

 

Female Coach of the year 

Angie Gillis

 

Lifetime Achievement Award 

Robert Bernard

 

Communities also had the opportunity to recognize their own athletes or coaches during the banquet. Eskasoni recognized Jeannine Denny and Tuma Bernard for their contribution to youth sport. Wagmatcook recognized Dante Isadore and Claudia Pierrard for their dedication to sport. 

 

Congratulations!