Mi’kmaw political science professor Cheryl Maloney uncovered the first written account of ice hockey being played was on the Dartmouth Lakes in 1749, with the Mi’kmaq playing “a game on ice with pucks and sticks and bone skates.” (Pictured above: Mi’kmaq making hockey sticks from hornbeam trees (Carpinus caroliniana) in Nova Scotia about 1890.) LEARN MORE >


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