North American Indigenous Games

B.C. committed $3.5-million of provincial funding for the Songhees Nation’s 2020 North American Indigenous Games bid. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

B.C. supports 2020 North American Indigenous Games Bid

Songhees Nation bid now officially supported by British Columbia

 

Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam (second from left) hopes the City of Victoria comes on board with a bid for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games. Family members Gavin, Nathan and Josh Sam, pictured here, played lacrosse for Team B.C. in the 2017 Games in Toronto.                                Lauren Boothby
/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria considers 2020 North American Indigenous Games bid

Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam says committee meets next week

 

Drummers perform Tuesday afternoon at the Empress Hotel, during a ceremony honouring youth athletes who competed in the North American Indigenous Games and Canada Summer Games. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

Songhees youth among those recognized by province for achievement in sport

Team BC athletes in North American Indigenous Games, Canada Summer Games recognized