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November 3, 2016

The deadline to apply has been extended to January 6, 2017.

The NWT Youth Ambassador program is run throught the Government of the Northwest Territories and give NWT youth...

NAIG 2014 Rifle Shooting Team
November 2, 2016

Are you interested in working with ASCNWT to coach a team of young athletes to prepare them for...

The Nominations for our 2016 ASC Awards Dinner are Now Open
October 21, 2016


Do you know someone in your community or the NWT who has been an outstanding leader, role model or volunteer?

If so, please take the time to nominate them in one of...

NWT Aboriginal Sports Circle Arctic Sports and Dene Games
October 18, 2016

Aboriginal Sports Circle is in Deline this week (October 18 - 21) running an Arctic Sports and Dene Games camp at Ehtseo Ayha School. Shawna McLeod, our Traditional Games Manager, is joined by two...

September 13, 2016

ASCNWT is currently looking for Mission Staff for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto, Ontario. If you love sports, culture and enjoy helping people this might be the opportunity...

August 2, 2016

ASCNWT hopes to have a lacrosse team together for the next games in 2016.

Canada’s national summer sport is finally coming to the Northwest Territories thanks to the efforts of one...

June 26, 2016

The North American Indigenous Games Council (NAIG Council) today awarded the 2017 NAIG to Toronto, Ontario, Canada in a vote that took place during the NAIG Council’s Board of Directors meeting in...

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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.