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Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games​ – Toronto, ON – June 22, 2017 –Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (Toronto 2017 NAIG) Host Society announced Thursday that tickets to the Opening Ceremony Viewing Party presented by Hydro One, scheduled for July 16, 2017 will be available to the general public for purchase starting today. Participating Games athletes and their families were granted priority access to the tickets to the spectacular Games kick-off celebration, an additional block of tickets are now available for purchase on the Toronto 2017 NAIG website www.naig2017.to.
In response to the demand for tickets to the highly anticipated Toronto 2017 NAIG Opening Ceremony presented by Hydro One, the Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society will be hosting a viewing party at the York University Keele Campus, adjacent to the Aviva Centre, where the event will be taking place. The parade of athletes, will walk through the viewing party before entering Aviva Centre, connecting viewers to the athletes in celebration of the Games. The party will feature a festival-like atmosphere, with staged performances, food trucks, music, a host, and large screens that will showcase the events as they occur within the Aviva Centre.
The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games Opening Ceremony presented by Hydro One, will be a spectacular event, expressing the diversity of Indigenous communities within Ontario and beyond, highlighting Indigenous musical performances from across Turtle Island. Spectators will welcome more than 5,000 participants, to what will be a colourful and exciting fusion of sport and culture.
The show will feature choreography from world-renowned Indigenous performer, Santee Smith, in addition to a number of award winning Indigenous musical artists, representing First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities, headlined by famed Indigenous musician, Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas.
Doors open to the Viewing Party at 6:00 p.m. with general admission tickets prices at $15, while children under five years old are free of charge.
“The viewing party is a fun and family-friendly way to experience the excitement of the Games, in a festival-like atmosphere. The interest and demand for tickets to the Toronto 2017 NAIG Opening Ceremony presented by Hydro One has been incredible, so much so, that we wanted to ensure additional opportunities for members of the general public to celebrate and cheer the athletes participating from across Turtle Island. Whether you are in the Aviva Centre, or at the connected party, the night is guaranteed to be an amazing display of Indigenous heritage.”
-Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry, CEO, Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games

Toronto 2017 NAIG Quick Facts

  • From July 16-23, 2017, the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (Toronto 2017 NAIG) are expected to be the largest sporting and cultural gathering of Indigenous Peoples in North America. The Toronto 2017 NAIG will host more than 5,000 participants, and thousands of spectators for 14 sport competitions being held within world-class venues located across the Greater Toronto Area, including the Region of Hamilton and Six Nations of the Grand River.
    • The 14 core sports of the Toronto 2017 NAIG include: 3-D Archery; Athletics; Badminton; Baseball; Basketball; Canoe/Kayak; Golf; Lacrosse; Rifle Shooting; Soccer; Softball; Swimming; Wrestling; Volleyball.
  • Equally important, Toronto 2017 NAIG will host two week-long cultural festivals open to the public, showcasing a variety of Indigenous artists, traditional learning, vendors, food, cultural performances and nightly entertainment.
  • Participating teams represent all 13 provinces and territories of Canada, as well as up to 13 regions from the United States; more than 5,000 athletes are expected to participate.
  • More than 2,100 volunteers have already signed up to be involved with 2017 NAIG through www.naig2017.to/en/getinvolved.
  • The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario, have each committed $3.5 million dollars to help fund the 2017 Games, in recognition of the NAIG as an important agent in promoting Indigenous sport development and recreation in Canada.
  • The Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO), in collaboration with the City of Toronto and Government of Ontario, won the bid to host 2017 NAIG. As the sole rights holder, ASWCO created Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society, a separate corporation to manage and operate the Games.
  • Net proceeds from 2017 NAIG will be directed to a Legacy Fund, aimed at providing increased sport, health and wellness programming, services and equipment to Indigenous youth across the Province of Ontario.

Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society honours the traditional lands and homelands on which the 2017 North American Indigenous Games will take place. We honour and thank the Huron-Wendat Nation, Metis Nation of Ontario, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation and Six Nations of the Grand River as our community partners and traditional inhabitants of the lands of the City of Toronto, Region of Hamilton, Durham Region and surrounding areas.
Contact Information:
Abidah Shirazi
Director, Marketing and Communications
Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society