Department of Community Services

Sport & Recreation

Aboriginal Sport

North American Indigenous Games (NAIG):

The North American Indigenous Games are held every three years and involve participants of First Nations ancestry in a variety of traditional and non-traditional sporting activities. NAIG includes participants from 10 provinces, 3 territories and 50 US states. Yukon First Nations people are eligible to participate in the Yukon trials for this event. Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle receives funding from Sport and Recreation Branch to administer and manage Team Yukon for NAIG.

The next NAIG will be held in Toronto, Ontario from July 16-23, 2017.

Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle (YASC):

Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle works to promote and develop sport opportunities for Yukon First Nations people and is committed to reducing barriers to participation.