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Birthplace of Ice Hockey
Windsor,  Nova  Scotia, Canada – c. 1800
by Garth Vaughan © 2001
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Mi’kmaq
Hockey History

"Old Joe Cope"
McClure’s Mills
1940s
1950s
Ray Cope
1947
1950s
In his 60s
Joseph Julien
Sandy Julien
1946
1950s
Julien and Cope
Julien Family

 


Sandy Julien and Raymond Cope:
Retired Mi’kmaq elders display a "Square Saw"
used to shape one-piece hockey sticks from
hard wood tree roots and trunks by native carvers.
These men both made their own protective equipment
from Moose Hides in the early years
of their prolonged hockey careers.

To learn more about Mi’kmaq Hockey heritage see
Origins – Mi’kmaq Sticks

 

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