On Sunday, July 13, Team Mi’kmaw Nova Scotia will host a National Aboriginal Indigenous Games (NAIG) Team Rally in Paqtnkek First Nation. The rally will begin at 2 p.m. and be held at the Community Gymnasium.
This year’s NAIG will be held in Regina, Saskatchewan, from July 20 – 27. A delegation of 185 athletes representing 13 Mi’kmaw bands in Nova Scotia will travel to compete in the sports of archery, athletics (Track and Field), basketball, golf, softball, swimming, volleybal, and for the first time ever, lacrosse.
On Sunday, athletes will march into Mosaic Stadium (home of the Saskatchewan Rough Riders) carrying the Mi’kmaq and Nova Scotia flags. All are welcome to join and help send off the team to Nationals.
For more information, contact ac.unik@xet or 902-567-0336.