‘Motivated me to make it to these games’: Family a familiar theme at Indigenous Games

Robyn Black, Paige Masuskapoe, Echo Desjarlais and Kiana Joseph are part of Team Saskatchewan. (Creeden Martell/CBC)

By Creeden Martell, CBC News, July 19, 2017 

Team Saskatchewan 19U female soccer team defeats Team Nova Scotia 5-0

Soccer is a part of Kiana Joseph’s familial history.

Joseph, a member of Team Saskatchewan’s 19U female soccer team at the North American Indigenous Games, has been playing the game since she was five or six, she estimates.

“I already had my own cleats and stuff,” she recalled of those early years as a member of the Big River First Nation, Sask.

Her older siblings medalled in soccer at the last edition of the Indigenous Games in Regina — her older sister went home with a silver and her older brother gold.

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