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.