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April 24, 2024

The Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT (ASCNWT) is a non-profit organization and a member of the Aboriginal Sports Circle national body. The organization develops community wellness through sport,...

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April 18, 2024

The Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT (ASCNWT) is currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2024 Indigenous Summer Games (ISG) in Yellowknife, NT from June 28 - July 1...

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March 26, 2024

Dive into an enriching Internship experience with The Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT (ASCNWT), in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories! Assist Team NT in coordinating the 2027 North American...

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Established in 1999, ASCNWT was created through a national consensus-building process in response to the need for more accessible and equitable sport and recreation opportunities for Aboriginal peoples across the

The Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT empowers and builds capacity within NWT communities, promotes and supports culturally relevant programming, and develops athletes and coaches in a level of involvement they find meaningful. We focus on developing programs based on community interests, strengths, and desires and strive to help communities build capacity in activities that they find beneficial.