Indigenous youth competed for the best swimming titles

By: Dennis Hanagan For Turtle Island News TORONTO – Indigenous youth splashed into the same pool that was used for the 2015 Pan Am Games at Toronto University’s Scarborough campus when they competed for the best swimming titles during the North American Indigenous Games July 16-23. Colton Clause, 16, Cayuga of the Six Nations and an Ontario team member, practices his swimming at least a couple of times per week at the YMCA. He’s on his high school’s swim team. His dad got him interested in swimming. “He taught me how to swim, the basics, how to paddle, how to kick and stuff like that. My dad has been very supportive of me.” His mom is another supporter. “She’s always been there for me,” said Colton, noting she advises him…

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