Heart and Soles

 By Miranda Leybourne  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Every youth in Birdtail Sioux First Nation now has a brand new pair of Under Armour running shoes thanks to a partnership between local athlete Trechelle Bunn and the American sportswear company. Bunn, a criminology student who has played hockey for the University of Manitoba, comes from the First Nation, located 135 kilometres northwest of Brandon. She’s also put on a reconciliation walk and run on Sept. 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, from the former Birtle Residential School to Birdtail Sioux for the past three years. After Bunn was featured in Canadian Running Magazine for her work on the reconciliation run, she was contacted by Under Armour to see if she’d be interested in joining their Diversity Series, which would…

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