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How to participate in NAIG at Home

With the North American Indigenous Games postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19, organizers are planning a week-long virtual event from July 10-18, 2020 called NAIG at Home (#NAIGatHOME).

North American Indigenous Games go virtual July 10-18

The North American Indigenous Games presents virtual events from July 10-18. (Courtesy of North American Indigenous Games)
With the North American Indigenous Games postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19, organizers have a week-long schedule of virtual events from July 10-18, 2020 called NAIG at Home (#NAIGatHOME).


Some highlights:

  • The week includes: virtual competitions, activities and panel discussions, a virtual market, prizes, a bingo and more.

  • Everyone can participate. The virtual Games look to create a connection between participants, a space for development and a place to share skills and culture.

  • NAIG at Home is marking 2020 by recognizing that we are, "Physically apart, together at heart."

  • To participate check out the events and schedule below and on the North American Indigenous Games facebook page: facebook.com/NAIG2020HFX

Colleen Jones talks with Team Mi'kmaq Nova Scotia volleyball player Jaden Jamieson, who is hoping to compete at next year's games. Colleen also tries her hand at bingo during NAIG at Home.

This was to be the week when Halifax would have been jam packed with 5,000 athletes competing in the North American Indigenous Games. COVID-19 stopped all that, but virtually there are a few North American Indigenous Games games to play and and there's hope for 2021. The CBC's Colleen Jones has that story. 2:10

Carsten Knox, of CBC Mainstreet in Mainland Nova Scotia, speaks with NAIG chairperson Fiona Kirkpatrick Parsons

North American Indigenous Games chairperson Fiona Kirkpatrick Parsons on how the pandemic has affected the event. 6:20
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HERE IS THE NAIG AT HOME BINGO CARD

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