aptn National News: Halena Buffalo from Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation will be playing soccer for Team Saskatchewan at the North American Indigenous Games.
She has never seen the ocean or been to Halifax, so she’s excited to see both in the next few days.
Sask Sport - The 2023 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) are set to begin this weekend in Nova Scotia.
From July 15-23, athletes from across Canada including more than 500 athletes, coaches and team personnel from Saskatchewan, will gather for the 10th edition of the event. Saskatchewan will compete in 14 different sports at 21 separate venues across Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Dartmouth, Millbrook First Nation and Sipeke’katik. The Games will begin with Opening Ceremonies on July 16 and feature Closing Ceremonies July 21.
CTV News - WATCH: Team Sask. held a special pep rally before heading off to the Indigenous Games.
PANow - More than 500 athletes, coaches and team personnel from Saskatchewan are heading to Halifax for the North American Indigenous Games, and many from northern Saskatchewan are joining them.Athletes aged 11-19 will compete in 16 events at venues in and around Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Dartmouth, Millbrook First Nation and Sipeke’katik. This year’s games were originally scheduled for 2020 before being cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
aptn National News: Sixteen-year-old twins from Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation in Saskatchewan are getting ready to head to the North American Indigenous Games.
Mikal and Michael Bird say sports keep them busy, motivated and on the right track.
CTV News Saskatoon - The 10th edition of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) are less than a week away, with athletes representing 756 First Nations across the continent set to gather in Nova Scotia in the spirit of competition.
More than 500 athletes from Team Saskatchewan are doing the final touches before they depart. And, for one Team Saskatchewan athlete, the spirit of the games runs in the family.
CTV News Regina: Two youth softball teams representing Saskatchewan faced off on Saturday, just one week shy of them playing in the 2023 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Halifax, N.S.Team Saskatchewan U16 and Team Saskatchewan U19, played a quick five inning game of softball. Team Sask. U19 won 10-7.