Virtual NAIG 2020

The staff and volunteers have worked very hard in order to create a fun atmosphere for everyone to be involved. (Submitted Photo)

By Josh Giles Writer Although the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) aren’t being held in Halifax this year, the organizers are keeping the spirit alive by connecting people in a virtual setting. July 11th was the beginning of the NAIG at Home initiative, to help connect communities together through sport and culture. “It’s an opportunity for us to get online and connect. We can unite our people and uplift each other,” said Fiona Kirkpatrick-Parsons. Kirkpatrick-Parsons is an organizer with the games and has a huge passion to invest in the future of Indigenous sports. “We wanted to create a sense of togetherness because that’s what the games are about. Our staff and volunteers thought this would be a good way to bring everyone together,” she told Turtle Island News…

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