Meet Cohen O’Brien. He is 10 years old and in Grade 5. He is a member of the Haisla First Nation in Kitimat, B.C. Cohen is currently playing his second year with the Kitimat Winterhawks Atoms Team as well as the Kitimat Atom Development Team in the Kitimat Minor Hockey […] Read more → .
April 20, 2015 To whom it may concern: Re: Haisla Amateur Sports Fund On behalf of my daughter, Mary-Ella and I we would like to thank Haisla Nation Council for providing the funds for her to start skating. She started in the Canskate program in September and by January […] Read more → .
Here is a photo of Jakob Ringham. He has been in the initiation program with Minor hockey for 2 years. It is with the financial assistance of the Haisla amateur sports fund that enable his participation in Minor Hockey. Jakob loves his sports and enlightens us with the trade reports […] Read more → .
With a combination of fundraising as well as the assistance of the Amateur Sports Fund, the Haisla Jr Girls travelled to Nanaimo, BC to participate in the 2015 Junior All Native Tournament – an annual Provincial 17 & Under basketball tournament held in one of three different regions every year. […] Read more → .
Playing a total of six games in the 2015 All Native Basketball Tournament the Haisla Sr. Women made it to the finals placing second over all. Displaying teamwork, intensity, determination and perseverance the team represented their Nation with pride up to the final buzzer. Basketball is one of many activities […] Read more → .
2014 brought changes to the Haisla Jr Girls with a couple of players departing from the team due to reaching the maximum age for the Junior division. Leaving a bench of eight players the team trained and focused on retaining their 2013 Jr All Native first place title. Making it […] Read more → .
Swimming lessons with my daughter was an incredible bonding experience for us. She learned to put her face in the water, blow bubbles, and played games with other children. We also learned water and boat safety with a young child. Thank you for giving us this opportunity!!! Read more → .
"I would like to take this time to sincerely Thank Haisla Nation Council for giving me the opportunity to attend the Vancouver Sun Run, April 27th 2014. I had set out to reach a goal of entering a big running event by this year and the funds provided helped me immensely, I would not have been able to attend if it weren’t for the financial support." Read more → .
"I just wanted to send my words of appreciation for the financial aid you have given me for my athletic journey as a Student Athlete at Douglas College. For those of you that do not know, basketball is the sport I play at the school I am attending in New Westminster, BC." Read more → .