Grey Cup Opened by the Siksika Nation

Grey Cup Opened by the Siksika Nation

Treaty 7 Chiefs Open Grey Cup Game for first time ever By Justin Lethbridge Writer Before the teams took the field for the biggest CFL game of the year and before the Canadian National Anthem was sung, there was a land acknowledgment and a traditional honour song by Eldon Weaselchild. Standing on the field with Weaselchild and the Treaty 7 Chiefs were 2019 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess Astokomii Smith, Miss Blackfoot Canada Selena Medicine Shield and Miss Siksika Talijeh Many Bears. During Weaselchild’s song, Miss Blackfoot told Turtle Island News that she was speechless. “It felt very surreal, I was so speechless. I told the princesses I was scared but we all were so we did some breathing mechanisms to help before we went on the field. There were…

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