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Aboriginal athletes set to compete in St. Albert

About 500 aboriginal athletes compete in St. Albert, north of Edmonton this week for the bi- annual Alberta Indigenous Games.

Alberta Indigenous Games give athletes chance to compete and celebrate culture, identity

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About 500 aboriginal athletes from across the province will compete in St. Albert, north of Edmonton, this week in the bi- annual Alberta Indigenous Games.

As CBC's Travis McEwan reports the games are about much more than basketball, golf, and track and field.