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Aiming high: Young sharpshooters take part in rifle competition at Indigenous Games


Mark Anthony Roberts, 17, competes in rifle shooting at the North American Indigenous Games on Wednesday. (CBC)

Transition from hunting to competition a natural one for many athletes at North American Indigenous Games

By Tim Fontaine, CBC News, July 19, 2017

The rifle shooting competition is in its second day at the North American Indigenous Games, with dozens of young sharpshooters from across the continent hitting target after target at the Toronto International Trap & Skeet Club in Cookstown, Ont., on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry

Dakota Tipi First Nation double-shooting suspect arrested, RCMP says


RCMP roadblock near Dakota Tipi First Nation. Photo: CBC News.

CBC News, April 7, 2016

RCMP say a suspect has been arrested in a shooting on a First Nation west of Winnipeg that sent two people to hospital in serious condition.

A man and woman were shot on Dakota Tipi First Nation, 85 kilometres west of Winnipeg near Portage la Prairie, early Thursday morning. Read the rest of this entry