c2000s

c1980s

 

Kahnawake, QUEBEC  
St. Lawrence Seaway  

Google Maps Link - photograph © Liam Birch


Jersey paintings © Liam Birch
Current Jersey


photograph © National Archives of Canada

Morris Sketch


Mens K4 c1980s


2014 NAIG Patch

Founded:
1972
Founders:
Brenda Rice  
Official Name: Onake Paddling Club
Former Name:
Telephone:
450-632-6601
Website:
none
Club Colours:
   

ACHIEVEMENTS
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Greatest Points Total: 1983: 28 (12th)
INFORMATION
Onake Paddling Club was founded in 1972 on the Kahnawake First Nation near Chateauguay. Onake is distinguished for being the first ratified First Nation sprint club in the Canadian Canoe Association and for producing the first Native Canadian Olympic gold medallist, Alwyn Morris. Onake translates as "birch bark canoe."
CCA COMMODORES
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NATIONAL TEAM COACHES
Alwyn Morris - Coach 1987
CANADA GAMES MEDALISTS
Corey Hamelin 1989 K2 500 K4 500 , Michael Rice 1985 C4 500 , Sharon Rice 1977 K2 500
NATIONAL TEAM ALUMNI

Alwyn Morris

Sharon Rice
NA Champs 1977 Jr K2 500
Corey Hamelin
PA Champs 1988 Jr K4 500 Jr K2 1000 Jr K4 1000