Athlete Spotlight

Athlete Spotlight

#Team88 acknowledges the importance of sport and culture in building strong Indigenous communities by sharing the stories of past, present and future athletes of the NAIG. Inspiring a generation – this is #Team88. To share your story or learn how you can support #Team88 click here.

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HANNAH MORNINGSTAR

Hannah Morning star is from the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek community, located 19 kilometers west of the City of Sudbury. Hannah is bear clan and also shares strong ties to the Mississaugas First Nation. As a competitor in the Regina 2014 NAIG and a #Team88 ambassador, Hannah evokes the meaning behind the North American Indigenous Games movement, which seeks to inspire youth in building positive pathways for themselves and their communities through involvement in culture, sport and recreation.

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EMIIGWED SHOGNOSH-DIAZ

Emiigwed Shognosh-Diaz is an ambassador for the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games and proud supporter of #Team88. He is too young to participate in 2017 NAIG but his role as ambassador enables him to share his love for sport and his pride in being a member of the Walpole First Nation community.

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DENNITA CAMERON

Dennita Cameron from the Cross Lake Band in Northern Manitoba knows how much it means to have access to positive role models and opportunities. She has been involved in sports and dance for as long as she can remember, and thanks her mother for introducing and encouraging her to be involved in physical activity, sport and competition.

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