Canada’s largest indigenous multi-sport summer games begin this week in Edmonton, as the 2021 Alberta Indigenous Games kicks off on Thursday.
More than 2,000 indigenous youth from Alberta are invited to engage in a week of competitive sports, traditional games, special events, education, and cultural connection.
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The festival is held at Rundle Park from August 12 to 19. There is no requirement for athletes, coaches, or anyone else to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine to participate in the games.
Athletes will participate in 12 different sports, from lacrosse, basketball, baseball and golf.
In addition to the sporting events, an entertainment stage, BBQ & round dance and a talent show will be on the grounds.
When: August 12 to 19, 2021
Where: Rundle Park, (2909 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton)