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Don’t look back: First Nations athletes learn what’s behind the Lance Run – CBC

Lance Run stops in Saskatoon on the way to Meadow lake

Jul 11, 2019

Kailey Sylvestre jumped at the chance to be apart of an annual lance run when first heard about the event.

Two people from the Meadow Lake Tribal Council had come to her school in Meadow Lake to talk about the lance run — where runners bring a feathered lance, relay-style, from the previous hosting community to the next.

“I knew I wanted to go first thing,” Sylvestre said. “Everything my parents told me about the cultural stuff that you learn along the way, meeting new people and just learning about your culture and spirits and everything.

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