Although a small indigenous community when compared to the populations of many across Canada, Membertou took home an impressive 68 medals from the 2023 North American Indigenous Games were held between July 15 to 23 in Kjipuktuk-Halifax.
During the games athletes captured 35 gold, 25 silver, and seven bronze medals.
A Membertou Family Fun Day was organized to celebrate the accomplishments of the athletes now that they are back home together.
The event was organized by Mary I Joe-Francis for Labour Day as a day to bring to families together and to celebrate the Membertou’s athletic prowess.
The Third congratulates all the athletes who competed in the North American Indigenous Games.