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PIB's rising lacrosse star is trying out for Team Canada

PIB's rising lacrosse star is trying out for Team Canada



By Athena Bono, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter As the sun sets behind the mountains, casting a golden glow over the landscape of Sin?Bean?Tekton? (PENTICTON) Meadow Arcand-Squakin stands on the field with a lacrosse stick in hand, ready to face the challenges that lie ahead. A young syilx and plains Cree woman from the Penticton IndianBand is emerging as a talented multi-sport athlete with aspirations that extend beyond the boundaries of sports. Recently, Arcand-Squaquin took a chance by auditioning for Team Canada in women's box lacrosse, bringing her one step closer to achieving her lifelong dream. After seeing an advertisement online for the first tests of their kind, she did not hesitate to apply. The three-day event, which took place from January 3 to 7 in Langley, brought out nearly 200 Indigenous…

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