By Jessica Lee Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Some in Treaty 7 territory will notice the Calgary Flames’ pre-game ceremonies have differed from those of other NHL teams in Canada. The Flames are the only Canadian NHL team that has not yet incorporated an Indigenous land acknowledgement before the puck drops at home games, and some traditional territory holders of Treaty 7 believe it’s time they did. “If they haven’t done it yet or started discussing it, it kind of brings the question as to why hasn’t it happened yet?” said Jordie Mark, a Chiniki First Nation councillor on Iyarhe (Stoney) Nakoda First Nation’s tribal council. “Maybe there’s something they’re doing that’s low-key, but if they can bring a land acknowledgement to the mainstream with as big a platform as theirs
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