Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games Kicks-off Volunteer Launch at Humber College NAIG Day Event
Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games
-Marcia Trudeau, CEO Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games
-Shelley Charles, Elder, Advisor on Aboriginal Relations, Humber College
-Jason Hunter, Vice President, Student and Community Engagement, Humber
-Denise Gardner, Associate Dean, School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism,
Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society will join more than 200 Humber students, college administration and local leadership in celebrating Indigenous sport, heritage and youth during a NAIG Day event to be held at Humber’s North Campus. Toronto 2017 NAIG will also kick-off their official volunteer campaign at the event, calling on potential volunteers to ‘Join the Movement’ and support the eight-day international sporting and cultural event.
Ignite Student Centre, Humber College (North Campus)
205 Humber College Blvd., Toronto, Ontario, M9W 5L7
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.
Hosted in partnership with the Toronto 2017 NAIG and Humber Sports Management students, NAIG Day is part of Humber’s week-long initiative to engage students in a showcase of major sporting events, which also includes the Invictus Games and the Grey Cup. NAIG Day will feature sport demonstrations, traditional Indigenous food samples, and information about the Games. All proceeds raised during the NAIG Day event will go towards the Right to Play Aboriginal Program.
Abidah Shirazi (Manager, Communications)
Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society
About the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games
From July 16-23, 2017, the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will welcome more than 5,000 participants, 2,000 volunteers and countless spectators from across North America. Sport and cultural venues include Humber College, McMaster University, York University, University of Toronto Scarborough, City of Toronto facilities, City of Hamilton venues, and venues within Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. A total of 14 sports will be offered for competition during the event, in addition to week-long cultural festivals, featuring programming including traditional teachings, Indigenous artists, vendors and other cultural performers. For more information, visit www.naig2017.to