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The Aboriginal Sports Circle of the Northwest Territories (ASCNWT) and Team NT are eager to be headed to the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) held July 12th-19th, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The selection of Halifax represents a milestone in the NAIG movement, as it will be the first time in its thirty year history that NAIG will be held in Atlantic Canada. ASCNWT is excited to bring our territories diverse culture and athletes to the land of the MI’kmaq People.
NAIG is the largest sporting and cultural gathering of Indigenous people in North America. NAIG hosts more than 5,000 participants in 16 sport categories. Team NT will compete in disciplines such as Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, Badminton, Athletics, Golf, Canoe/Kayak, Rifle Shooting, Softball, Wrestling, and 3D Archery.
Click here to see the announcement for Team NT's Chef de Mission.
Click here to see the news release announcing the CEO of the 2020 NAIG (Jan 11, 2019).
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Team NT Chef de Mission
Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT