by Jonathan Riley, Courtesy of the Truro Daily News

Senator Dan Christmas (Center) of Membertou drops the puck between Geoff Regan (Left), MP for Halifax West and Speaker of the House of Parliament, and Chief Mike Sack (Right) of Sipekne’katik at the second game of the Bury the Hatchet series in Truro Feb. 20. Photo by COMMUNICATIONS NOVA SCOTIA

TRURO, N.S. – The team of Mi’kmaq Chiefs and Councillors beat the government team 9-6 in Membertou and 9-2 in Truro.
Chief Bob Gloade of Millbrook says the Mi’kmaw team had a deep bench.

“We had a lot of strong players on the councils, a lot of talented hockey players – our team was no push over,” said Gloade.

The two-game hockey series, Feb. 18 in Membertou and Feb. 20 in Truro, was arranged to coincide with Heritage Day, which this year celebrated the contributions of the Mi’kmaw community and highlighted their contribution to the game of hockey in particul ...

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