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Toronto hosting first-ever Masters Indigenous Games this weekend

Ainsley Smith Jul 12, 2018 1:28 pm 230

Following in the success of the North American Indigenous Games, Toronto is hosting the first-ever Masters Indigenous Games this weekend.

The inaugural games will feature hundreds of Indigenous athletes competing in both contemporary and traditional sports, including basketball, canoeing, archery, arctic games, tug of war, and teepee building to name a few.

Along with sports, there will be a Cultural Village showcasing Indigenous artists, vendors, performers, and storytellers.

Taking place in the heart of Toronto at Downsview Park, the games will feature something for everyone including natural areas, recreational amenities, a fantastic birding location and community programming that is absolutely free.

The games run from Thursday, July 12 to Sunday, July 15 with events happening from 12 pm to 7 pm daily.

2018 Masters Indigenous Games

When: July 12 to 15
Time: 12 pm to 7 pm
Where: Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Rd
Price: Free to attend

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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