A business is only as strong as the community they are a part of, and Playground is blessed to be part of a strong, vibrant community that is rich in both culture and history. Through a variety of programs, we are committed to supporting, empowering and positively impacting the lives of the Mohawk people of Kahnawake, both today and in the future.
2022 IIJL World Junior Lacrosse Championship
Team Haudenosaunee represented one of the six nations who took part in this year's IIJL World Junior Lacrosse Championship in Winnipeg earlier this month. Made up of members from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy including three.
Earlier this month, Kahnawa’kehró:non Jamie Kirby helped coach the Belgium Lacrosse Federation in its first international tournament. The European Box Lacrosse Championships were held in Germany from July 30 to August 6.
As a means of raising funds to help offset its yearly traveling expenses for competitions, Tritton Performance held its 5th Annual Tritton Performance Golf Tournament on July 30th, 2022. Under the tutelage of 2-time Olympian Nicholas Tritton.
After a 2-year hiatus, the Echoes of a Proud Nation Pow-Wow saw its return to the local community for its 30th anniversary. As a long time and proud participant of the annual Pow-Wow, The Rail Coal Fire Bistro was once again onsite to offer a variety.
Greg HornThu, (This article first appeared on Kahnawake News on Apr 21, 2022). Playground Poker and Original Tobacco Traders made a life-changing donation to a local single mother recently. Last Wednesday, Christy Lahache, a mother of ten, received a donation of a Dodge Caravan from Playground and OTT.
The local youth center will be hosting its major fundraising event that Playground will be a major part of once again. Apart from managing the poker games taking place (where all revenue made is given back to the youth center).
The local minor lacrosse team is scheduled to partake in a pair of tournaments this July and August in Oshawa and Whitby (respectively). Due to rising costs for things like hotel accommodations and gas prices, the U17 Lacrosse.
The Rail Coal Fire Bistro had the pleasure of supplying lunches to the women's team during their final preparation camps before heading to Nova Scotia to take part in the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) last month.