Montreal – “Be proud of your heritage and continue to set a positive example for those who follow you.”
That was it Carry PriceHis message during a sitting interview with Indigenous Celebration Night at the Bell Center in March.
Canadiens goaltender Anahim described some of his experiences growing up in Lake, BC.
Video: Carrie Price at her local roots
Growing up in a rural area, it was three hours from a cell phone service and an hour and a half down the gravel road to get to Anaheim Lake. , ”Price explained. “The people there are friendly people. They are the survivors. Everyone in there has a good attitude. They are always willing to help and lend a hand, because you never know when you will need a hand.”
The 34-year-old Instagram account features countless pictures showing his genuine appreciation for hiking and fishing.
It is a passion for their past and the passion that their children Liv, Millie and Lincoln intend to continue to share with them as they grow older.
“Food hunting and gathering are a big part of our community. It’s always a big part of our identity in Lake Anaheim and its surroundings. It’s something that everybody is proud of. There are traditional rituals that are still practiced today. “I have always enjoyed the outdoors and being able to put food on the table for my family. I think those practices are essential for our people and I hope that I will be able to pass on that knowledge.”
Winners of the 2022 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy spoke about the impact their parents have had on them over the years.
His father, Jerry, is a former goaltender. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1978, “which is the main reason I eventually became a goalie.”
“I’ve always wanted to be a father,” quoted Price. “Sometimes I wonder what it would be like if I stuck to the defense. I really enjoyed it as a kid.”
Her mother, Linda, meanwhile, is a community hero at Anaheim Lake, where she serves as chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation.
He was re-elected for a second consecutive term last June.
“My mother has leadership qualities. She’s a hard-working person. She’s very dedicated to the good of the community. It’s not always easy to be in the leadership position. My analogy is that as a referee, whatever you call it, no one is happy about it,” Price noted. I am very proud. She puts her heart and soul into community improvement, so I think she’s the perfect person for that job and everyone appreciates it. “
The 15-year veteran says her children “call my mother Utsu, which is a grandmother in our native language.”
Price’s roots are clearly alive in his home.
“Right now, he’s young enough to understand a lot more. Livy is starting to come of age, which I think she understands a little more,” Price said of her six-year-old daughter. “As we progress, I will continue to tell the stories of her past and hopefully she will take that into account and become part of a better future.”
Good models around her, she definitely does.
“Leading by example is always my way of leading,” Price concluded. “I hope your actions always speak louder than your words.”