Native American In the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held February 9-25 in PyeongChang. Four First Nations athletes will compete for Canada at the Olympic Games. They join a long list of Native athletes to compete at the Olympics.
Let's cheer on these indigenous athletes.
Brigette Lacquette (born November 10, 1992) is a Canadian ice hockey player for University of Minnesota Duluth and the Canadian national team. She participated in the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship. In the autumn of 2015, Lacqutte joined the Calgary Inferno of the CWHL. In 2018, Lacquette became the first First Nations woman ever chosen for the Canadian women's Olympic hockey team.Appearing with the Calgary Inferno in the 2016 Clarkson Cup finals, Lacquette earned an assist as the Inferno emerged victorious in a convincing 8–3 final. READ MORE