Team Canada, New Brunswick and Tracy Fleury’s Wild Card 1 make playoffs at Scotties

By Jim Morris THE CANADIAN PRESS For years Kerry Galusha didn’t want to talk about her Indigenous roots. Now, though, the skip of the Northwest Territories rink at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ont., has found her voice. “I never really wanted to talk about anything that would cause conflict,” said Galusha, a member of the Gwich’in Nation. “I made a promise to myself I would speak up more. “I’ve been talking a lot about reconciliation and trying to be a voice for those that don’t have a platform.” Galusha dropped an 8-5 decision to Team Canada’s Kerri Einarson Wednesday. Einarson, the two-time defending champion from Gimli. Man., improved her record to 7-0. She’s the only unbeaten rink remaining at the Canadian women’s curling championship and has…

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