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North American Indigenous Games postponed again due to COVID-19 – Global News

September 19, 2020

Council organizing the North American Indigenous Games, which was supposed to be held in Halifax in July, stated on Friday that the 2021 event will be further postponed.

Organizers said in a release that delivering the NAIG event next summer is not feasible due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns.

The 2020 event was initially supposed to be held July 12-18 in Halifax — or K’jipuktuk in the Mi’kmaw language — and Millbrook First Nation.

Global News reported in 2018 that the province committed $3.5 million to support the games.

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