Native Youth Olympics
NATIVE YOUTH OLYMPICS
The JSD Indian Studies Program in collaboration with Sealaska Heritage and Central Council Tlingit & Haida is excited to be hosting the 2019 Traditional Games at Thunder Mountain High School, March 16-17. This is the first time for the JSD to host a state wide Native Youth Olympics event that will include 14 teams from across the state and Canada.
Thunder Mountain High School, Juneau-Douglas High School, Yakoosge Daakahidi High School, Floyd Dryden Middle School, Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School, UAS
Hoonah, Ketchikan, Metlakatla, Whitehorse, Anchorage, Bethel, Utqiagvik, Northern Arizona University
The event will start March 16 at 9 am with an opening ceremony that will include a parade of athletes, performance by Tlingit rapper Arias Hoyle and the blanket toss! All are welcome to attend this free event and support our Juneau athletes. Twelve Juneau students will qualify to go on to State NYO in Anchorage this April.
It's not too late for athletes to register for the middle school, high school or open adult divisions: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BFTFL8R
2019 Traditional Games
March 16-17 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm each day)
Thunder Mountain High School - Main Gym
Contact: Kyle Worl, email@example.com, 907-227-4998