Source: cbc.ca, January 31, 2021
Washiiyeh who is 9, has been playing hockey since he was four years old. He is a big fan of “the Michigan goal,” the lacrosse-style move.
Washiiyeh Jeannotte spends a lot of time on the ice and is hoping to inspire other Indigenous youth by providing a glimpse into his backyard rink practices via TikTok.
“I’ve been playing hockey since I was four years old and I love taking slap shots,” said the nine-year-old hockey player and member of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, about 300 kilometres northwest of Montreal.
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