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Hockey and hope: Inspiring Aboriginal all-stars and all-star filmmakers

IMG_3566.jpgThis week we hit the ice to meet the first First Nations player in the NHL, who not only broke the trail to the big leagues, but set an example to give back.

Listen to Fred:

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And we head into the studio to meet an award winning filmmaker who is mentoring a new crop of Aboriginal storytellers.

Listen to Lisa:

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Fred Sasakamoose is the first First Nations player in the NHL. He broke a trail that many Aboriginal players have since followed. We'll hear his story and the tales of some of the stars that followed. Folks like Bryan Trottier and Jordin Tootoo. And these players have made some dreams come true for generations of young players, we'll hear from them.

Lisa Meeches is an award winning Aboriginal filmmaker. Now she's mentoring a new crop of storytellers. But she's also breaking some of her own rules and working with peoples of all cultures.

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