Canada’s Brigette Lacquette represents First Nations in gold medal game

GANGNEUNG, South Korea —The Olympic Games are a celebration of the resiliency and strength of the human spirit.

Just about every athlete at Pyeongchang ’18 has overcome some form of adversity on the way to the Games.

Few, if any, have followed a harder journey to these Olympics than Team Canada defenseman Brigette Lacquette, the first Indigenous woman to play for Canada.

“It’s been a long road to get where I am,” she said.

The road began in a place few escape, Mallard, Manitoba,...

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