The NAIG

Previous Hosts Sport Participation Cultural Participation Highlights
Edmonton, AB, Canada
July 1-8, 1990
3,000 participants
15 sports
37 cultural groups Ceremonial run Charles Wood, Founding Chair
Prince Albert, SK, Canada
July 18 25, 1993
4,400 participants
15 sports
Traditional Powwow Eugene Arcand, Chair
NAIG Council formed as governing body
Blaine, MN, USA
July 29 - August 6, 1995
8,500 participants
17 sports
2,500 Performers Don Cooke, Chair
20,000 people attended
Victoria, BC, Canada
August 3 8, 1997
5,000 participants
16 sports
3,000 participants Alex Nelson, CEO
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
July 25 August 4, 2002
6,500 participants
16 sports
3,000 participants Christian Sinclair, GM
Legacy planning
Denver, CO, USA
June 28 July 9, 2006
8,000 participants
16 sports
  Mo Smith, CEO
Cowichan, BC, Canada
August 3-10, 2008
4700 participants
14 sports
300 artists, 2000 Tribal Journey participants, Spirit Pole Rick Brant, CEO
Legacy planning

Source: Canadian Heritage Information Network, 2002, Virtual Museums of Canada. http://www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/traditions/English/history_games.html