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Northern Saskatchewan broadcaster calling HNIC video games in Cree

Northern Saskatchewan broadcaster calling HNIC video games in Cree

Clarence Iron from Canoe Lake, Sask. is broadcasting the NHL in Cree.

“Persons are excited (that) their Cree language is being promoted throughout Canada,” Iron stated.

Learn extra:

‘It may open doorways to future generations’: First ever NHL Cree broadcast

Sportsnet and the Aboriginal Peoples Tv Community (APTN) have teamed as much as ship Hockey Night time in Canada in Cree when the Vancouver Canucks performs towards Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday evening. Extra video games will observe.

Iron is normally a broadcaster at CFNK-FM in Pinehouse Lake, Sask. He can be joined by Jason Chamakese and Earl Wooden throughout the broadcast.

Learn extra:

NHL sport to be broadcast in Plains Cree language later this month

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Iron stated it’s thrilling that so many individuals are taking an curiosity in preserving the Cree language by way of initiatives corresponding to Hockey Night time in Canada in Cree. 

“There’s loads of Elders which are excited to listen to a hockey sport in our language,” he stated. “Individuals ready throughout Canada ready for this sort of hockey. It will get (us) motivated and excited, together with myself.”

The subsequent few NHL video games the place Iron, Chamakese and Wooden can be broadcasting in Cree will happen on March 26, April 9 and April 23.

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NHL sport to be broadcast dwell in Cree from Winnipeg – Mar 24, 2019

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