June 29, 2019 12:21 pm
Updated: June 29, 2019 5:14 pm

Teen sings O Canada in Cree before Jays game

ABOVE: O Canada sang in Cree for first time at Rogers Centre ahead of Toronto Blue Jays game


TORONTO – Kiya Bruno sang O Canada in Cree before the Toronto Blue Jays hosted the Kansas City Royals Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre.

The 13-year-old from Samson Cree Nation in northern Alberta sang as part of the Blue Jays’ celebration of National Indigenous People’s Day.

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It’s the first time the national anthem has been sung in Cree at Rogers Centre.

Olivia Tookate, a 16-year-old from Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario, was tapped to throw out the first pitch.

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