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Overall, investing in Indigenous hockey can provide a range of benefits for Indigenous communities and athletes, as well as for society as a whole. It can help to support Indigenous communities and athletes, promote cultural exchange and understanding, develop skills and leadership, and promote healthy lifestyles. We will value to our potential corporate partners and helping them achieve their business and Responsibility objectives and help connect the Indigenous communities.
By sponsoring to our Non-profit, it will be a powerful way for our organization to secure the financial support it needs to achieve its mission and make a positive impact in the First Nation and Inuit communities and athletes lives for decades to come.
FAST GROWING POPULATION
Compared to the non-Indigenous population, the Indigenous population is younger, growing faster, and more likely to be located in predominantly rural regions (approximately 60% of Indigenous Canadians compared to 33% for non-Indigenous peoples live in predominantly rural regions). Additionally, there are 630 First Nation communities in Canada, which represent more than 50 Nations and 50 Indigenous languages. There is a lot of room to grow and connect with the First Nation communities across Canada.
Investing for generational change for the present and future
INVEST IN INDIGENOUS YOUTH AND COMMUNITIES:
Youth Hockey Skills Clinic
These Hockey skills clinic is designed to help players of all skill levels improve their skills and take their game to the next level and the clinic will cover a wide range of skills including stickhandling, shooting, passing, and skating.
Capacity Building and Development
Youth capacity building development refers to programs and initiatives that aim to empower young people and organizations to help them develop the skills, knowledge, engagement, connection, and confidence they need to succeed in life.
National Hockey Indigenous Summit
The National Indigenous Hockey Summit is a multi-day event that brings together Indigenous hockey players, coaches, scouts, and organizations from across turtle island to celebrate and promote Indigenous hockey.
National Indigenous Junior Hockey Championships
An annual event that brings together elite Indigenous junior hockey teams from across the country to compete for the national title. The championships are open to male and female division players aged 17-20 (U20) and an opportunity for players to showcase their skills and for the Indigenous hockey community to come together and celebrate their achievements.
Hockey Indigenous Development Camps
Development Hockey Camps help First Nation, Metis, and Inuit Youth for their development that is designed to help players improve their skills, leadership, and knowledge of the game through on-ice practices and off-ice training
Hockey Indigenous "Youth Empowerment" Scholarship Program
To provide financial support to young underprivileged Indigenous hockey players and they commit to their development as an athlete, education, and empowering their goals in life.
Indigenous Hockey Arena Initiative
Aims to build and support the development of hockey arenas in Indigenous communities across the country. The initiative aims to provide Indigenous youth with access to safe and well-equipped hockey facilities.
Hockey Indigenous Scouting Program
To identify and evaluate Indigenous hockey players for potential recruitment or advancement to higher levels of competition, connection, and training opportunities. The importance would be building a network of Indigenous scouts to cover different regions and all levels of competition, promoting players and creating an athlete database.
There are several benefits to investing in Indigenous hockey:
Supporting Indigenous communities: Investing in Indigenous hockey can help to support Indigenous communities and organizations, and provide opportunities for Indigenous youth to participate in sports and physical activity. This can help to build stronger and more resilient communities, and promote social and economic development.
Promoting cultural exchange and understanding: Indigenous hockey programs can provide a platform for cultural exchange and understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. This can help to build relationships and foster a greater sense of community and inclusion.
Developing skills and leadership: Participating in sports and physical activity can help to develop a range of skills, including teamwork, leadership, and discipline. This can be especially important for Indigenous youth, as it can provide them with valuable skills that can help them succeed in their personal and professional lives.
Promoting healthy lifestyles: Participating in sports and physical activity can help to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent the development of chronic diseases, such as obesity and diabetes. This can be especially important for Indigenous communities, which may be disproportionately affected by these and other health issues.
Economic development: Investing in Indigenous hockey can also support economic development by creating jobs and supporting local businesses. This can help to stimulate local economies and create opportunities for Indigenous communities.
Community Outreach: To engage indigenous communities in hockey and to provide access to resources and support for indigenous hockey players and will be tailored to the needs and goals of the indigenous communities and players.
Overall, investing in Indigenous hockey can provide a range of benefits for Indigenous communities, as well as for society as a whole. It can help to support Indigenous communities, promote cultural exchange and understanding, develop skills and leadership, and promote healthy lifestyles.
For more information about sponsorship opportunities and how you can get involved, please contact us at info@hockey indigenous.com or (705) 262-1842.