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The 2nd World Indigenous Nations Games kicked off July 3rd. The games are being hosted on Treaty Six Territory in Alberta.

There are close to 40 teams from all over the world. Sporting events include: Bow and Arrow, Swimming, Soccer, Canoeing, Long Race, Lacrosse and more.



 

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Opening-Ceremonies

The 2017 World Indigenous Nations Games opening ceremonies took place Monday evening on treaty six territory at the Maskwacis First Nation, in Alberta.

With close to 40 teams from all over the world, these are the second games; the first took place in Brazil in 2015.

 

Pictures courtesy APTN’s Willow Fiddler


 

July1st

A look at the Nakota Strong Music Festival on the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation that took place over the weekend on July 1st.

Pictures courtesy APTN’s Willow Fiddler