Creating memories at World Indigenous Nations Games

Building friendships at World Indigenous Nations Games

By Neil Becker Sports News Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs had some words of encouragement for those participating in the highly anticipated World Indigenous Nations Games. “We are set for an exciting week of sport, culture and comradery with the 2017 World Indigenous Nations Games now underway. The Government of Canada is honoured to support these Games, which have attracted Indigenous athletes from all over the world.” Bennett also went on to add, “As outlined in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission 94 Calls to Action, sport is a powerful way to promote the health and well being of Indigenous youth, strengthen Indigenous identity and make meaningful progress toward reconciliation. By bringing indigenous athletes together to celebrate their strength and culture, we are working together to build confidence,…

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