NAIG 2008

2008 North American Indigenous Games
Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada
August 3 - 10, 2008

Team Manitoba 2008

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) is North America's largest Aboriginal sporting event. The 2008 games took place in Cowichan, BC, Canada from August 3 - 10, 2008.

The Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council (MASRC) with help from sport managers and coaches, organized try outs to select the many athletes who had the honour to represent Manitoba at this most prestigious event.

Team Manitoba was made up of 12 sports in bantam, midget and juvenile age categories and sent a delegation of over 500 athletes and coaches to the games.

In total, there were over 5,000 athletes competing in the games along with 3,000 cultural participants.

The sports included: 3-D Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball (Juvenile Male), Basketball, Canoeing, Field (Midget Male), Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Volleyball.

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