Ellen Anderson and Carole Mackintosh of the Fort Frances Tai Chi Club posed next to a statute of Chen Yangting, regarded by many as the “Father of Tai Chi." The pair visited Thunder Bay on the Victoria Day Monday for their club's induction of three Tai Chi statues into the city's "Tai Chi Park." The statutes were donated by Thunder Bay's "sister city,” Jiaozu, where Tai Chi was founded.
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Carissa and Cheryl Copenace are excited to participate in Toronto's first Indigenous Fashion Week, which is being held May 31-June 3 at the Harbourfront Centre there. “Injunuity," a local Anishinaabe gifts and supplies store run by Cheryl, will be one of 23 artists showcasing their designs for the runway. "It's a select group," said Cheryl.
Kayla Allan, a niece of Cheryl Copenace, models “Injunuity" custom-made skirt and jewellery. Copenace and her daughter, Carissa, leave for Winnipeg today to fly to Toronto for the city's inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week. The mother-daughter duo said their runway look is a new "contemporary indigenous day-wear for women reflecting the strength and resilience of Anishinaabe women.”
Karl Engstrom and Randi Hutchison held up a nice walleye that was part of our dinner this past weekend.
Anglers will be chasing walleyes across Sunset Country this coming weekend when the new season opens.
Shed hunting is an activity you can do with friends and when you find a good area, you can find a bunch!
Jeff Gustafson held up a spotted bass from Smith Lake, Ala. over the weekend.
The Muskie girls' hockey team held its annual awards banquet Friday night at Fort High. Posing with their respective trophies were Siobhan MacKintosh (most improved), left, Annalise (CC) Hayes (MVP), Taylor Croswell (most sportsmanlike), Avery Cates (most dedicated), Jenna Clendenning (Scott Clendenning Award), Katelyn Gurniak (co-rookie of the year), and Kelsey Langtry (coaches award).
Jeff Gustafson with a nice Lake Cumberland largemouth on Day 2 of the FLW Tour event last week.
Sheldon Adams, left, Tyler Yatchuk, Matt Smith, Don Smith, Shawn Brown, Elias Bird, and Ryan Jack were among the class of 37 First Nations' firefighters who graduated recently from the Six Nations fire training academy.