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The 10th North American Indigenous Games will host competitions in 16 sports within 21 venues across Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Dartmouth and Millbrook First Nation.

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) 2023 will bring together more than 5,000 athletes, coaches and team staff from 756+ Indigenous Nations celebrating, sharing and reconnecting through sport and culture with the help of 3,000 volunteers.
Pjila'si
The 10th North American Indigenous Games will host competitions in 16 sports within 21 venues across Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Dartmouth and Millbrook First Nation.

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) 2023 will bring together more than 5,000 athletes, coaches and team staff from 756+ Indigenous Nations celebrating, sharing and reconnecting through sport and culture with the help of 3,000 volunteers.
Volunteer
5,000 Athletes
756 Nations
& YOU
Do you seek new experiences and friendships? Are you passionate about sport or learning about Indigenous cultures? We need the help of 3,000 volunteers to support Indigenous youth as they connect, celebrate and compete in the largest sport and culture event in Atlantic Canada since contact.

Experience the Games as a volunteer, everyone is welcome.
5,000 Athletes
756 Nations
& YOU
Do you seek new experiences and friendships? Are you passionate about sport or learning about Indigenous cultures? We need the help of 3,000 volunteers to support Indigenous youth as they connect, celebrate and compete in the largest sport and culture event in Atlantic Canada since contact.

Experience the Games as a volunteer, everyone is welcome.
Education
Wije’wi (Come With Me)

We’re excited to share the language, traditions, wisdom and history of the Mi’kmaq Nation with you. Our connection to this land, Mi’kma’ki, goes back over 11,000 years. Our stories have been shaped by its waters and are carved into its stone.

Pjilita’q Mi’kma’ki (You Are All Welcome to Mi’kmaw Territory)

Now You’re Speaking Our Language


Wije’wi (Come With Me)
Nation with you. Our connection to this land, Mi’kma’ki, goes back over 11,000 years. Our stories have been shaped by its waters and are carved into its stone.

Pjilita’q Mi’kma’ki (You Are All Welcome to Mi’kmaw Territory)

Now You’re Speaking Our Language

Countdown to the Games

224 DAYS

JULY 15 - 23, 2023
LOCATION
Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Dartmouth, Millbrook First Nation

JULY 15 – 23, 2023

LOCATION

Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Dartmouth, Millbrook First Nation

Come Celebrate

NAIG 2023 Sports

traditional sports
Traditional Sports

NAIG will have athletes competing in 16 different sports with three traditional Indigenous sports including Canoe/Kayak, Lacrosse, and 3D Archery. The three traditional sports will have a special opening ceremony to begin each event.

traditional sports

3D Archery

Athletics

Badminton

Baseball

Basketball

Beach Volleyball

Canoe/Kayak

traditional sports

Golf

Box Lacrosse

traditional sports

Rifle Shooting

Soccer

Softball

Swimming

Volleyball

Wrestling

3D Archery
Athletics
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Canoe/Kayak
Golf
Box Lacrosse
Rifle Shooting
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Volleyball
Wrestling

Upcoming Events

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