Registration is Now Open for The Indigenous Summer Games 2022

March 10, 2022

Registration is Now Open for The Indigenous Summer Games 2022

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Registration for the 2022 Indigenous Summer Games, which are being held in Yellowknife, NT from June 30 - July 3, 2022, is officially open. The competition is open to everyone 13 years of age and older. The games that will be played are:


Northern games

One Foot High Kick
Two Foot High Kick
Alaskan High Kick
Swing Kick
One Hand Reach
Knuckle Hop
Kneel Jump
Triple Jump

Dene Games

Stick Pull
Finger Pull
Dene Wrestling
Individual Pole Push
Bow and Arrow
Ring Toss
Tea Boiling
Fish Cutting
Axe Throwing

We are also glad to announce some of the events that are happening outside the games:

ISG Cultural Market - In partnership with NWT Arts
Indigenous Cultural Gala - Hosted by The Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN)
YKDFN Drummers - Hosted by the YKDFN
Paulatuk Drummers and Dancers
Local Food Vendors
Traditional Games & Cultural Demonstration

A full schedule of events will be released in the future.

We hope to see you there!

For more information please contact:

Carson Roche
Events Manager
867 669 8385

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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.