Street hockey tournament coming to Six Nations

Six Nations is expanding their sports and tourism through hosting a new tournament. SIx Nations Elected Council (SNEC) approved a request from the Parks and Recreation department to host Play On! Canada, a street hockey tournament in 2024. Cheryl Henhawk, director of parks and recreation, said Indigenous Sports and Wellness Ontario contacted her to see if Six Nations would be interested in hosting the street hockey tournament, which is scheduled to run May 10 to 12, 2024. The tournament was first held in Halifax in 2003 and grew to include more than 41 other communities. The tournament went on a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic and relaunched in 2022, but there were no events held this summer. Prior to COVID-19 events in surrounding areas were seeing large crowds…

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