Indigenous athletes and academics say poverty, isolation, health issues, inter-generational trauma from residential schools, cultural barriers and a lack of opportunity are preventing many Indigenous athletes from competing at the Olympics.
Today is the second day of National Indigenous Physical Activity Awareness Week (NIPAAW)! Don’t forget to post a photo of yourself participating in a physical activity of your choice for a chance to win a $50 gift card and show off your #ActiveSpirit 💪💪.
Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day everyone!! Today, we also kick off NIPAAW and we hope everyone is celebrating. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to see the Indigenous games we will be posting throughout the week and find out how YOU can win a $50 gift card!