First Nations Women to Play in World Indigenous Games

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown September 21st, 2015 Last Updated on: September 21st, 2015

How exciting is this? The first-ever World Indigenous Games is being held in Brazil this October and a First Nations soccer team will be attending! These ladies will join 2,000 other athletes from around the world to partake in sports and share their Indigenous cultures with one another.

CTVNews was able to sit through a practice session and interview some of these rock star athletes. Take a look below!

For more information on the games, be sure to check out http://www.i-games2015.com/.

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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