Calgary confirmed as Alberta’s nominee to host 2027 North American Indigenous Games

By Sam Laskaris Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Calgary/Tsuut’ina Nation have announced their intention to present a bid to host the 2027 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). A press release issued Dec. 1 stated the Indigenous Sport Council Alberta (ISCA) is in full support. Tourism Calgary is leading the bid process. The 2023 NAIG will be co-hosted by Halifax, Dartmouth and Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia. Based on a hosting rotation, communities from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and Northwest Territories are eligible to submit bids to host the 2027 Games. Late last month it was announced that the city of Kamloops had partnered with Tk̓’emlúps te Secwépemc, formerly the Kamloops Indian Band, and had been selected to serve as B.C.’s chosen bid to host the Games. Though an official…

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