LISTEN | Meet six amazing teen athletes competing at NAIG
From fighting back against slut-shaming, to hitting the links with grandma, to building brotherly bonds... in this special five-part audio doc series, we meet young athletes competing at the North American Indigenous Games.
Each teen has a unique story about how sports has shaped their lives.
At 16, Hunter Lang has confidence to spare when she hits the softball diamond — but she's also learning to be confident in her Indigenous identity.
Melody Horn, 19 and Lylee Horn, 17 — Soccer, Team EDN
Melody and Lylee Horn are serious soccer players. Listen to hear how the Horn sisters have each other's backs, both on and off the field.
Ryan Blair, 13 — Golf, Team Manitoba
Ryan Blair hits the links with his family members all the time. But his favourite person to golf with is his grandmother.
Kallen Currie, 19 — Lacrosse, Team Saskatchewan
Can 19-year-old lacrosse player Kallen Currie use sports to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood?
Are two braids better than one? Hear 16-year-old Hannah Morningstar talk about throwing, dancing, and bush walks.
This special CBC Radio miniseries is produced by Mieke Anderson and hosted by Lisa Charleyboy.