Cree man collects hockey cards with a twist

Collecting hockey cards with a twist has become a labour of love for a Cree man from Alberta. Naim Cardinal said he’s put together 70 cards of Indigenous men who have played in a regular season game in the National Hockey League.

Investigative Reporter / Winnipeg

Award-winning reporter Kathleen Martens covers western and northern Canada for aptnnews.ca. A veteran of the Brandon Sun, Sun Media and APTN Investigates, she is based in APTN’s head office, specializing in stories about property, women’s rights and community.

3 thoughts on “Cree man collects hockey cards with a twist

  1. I am very proud of my Native heritage & I am honoured to be in such a collection. I can also see my Brother’s (Greg Leeb) Hockey card in the pic!
    Thanks for sharing this story Kathleen.
    Naim, feel free to connect with my on Twitter & I look forward to seeing your collection grow with the next generation of players!

  2. Dody Wood
    Box 1041
    Chetwynd BC
    V0C1J0
    I will sign your card. This is a real nice tribute and I’d be honoured too.

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