2017 World Indigenous Nations Games
Twenty-nine countries have made their way to Treaty 6 territory in Alberta for the 2nd World Indigenous Nations (WIN) Games. The games kicked off July 1st with a feast and a round dance in Enoch Cree Nation and ended with fireworks in the evening. Each day began with a sunrise ceremony where competitions in spear-throwing, swimming, bow and arrow, foot races, tug of strength and other contemporary sports followed. The opening ceremonies were held at Bear Park in Maskwacis, Alberta where all tribes from the participating countries walked in the arbour performing their cultural dances.