Windspeaker sports briefs

Laskaris, Sam
August 2010
Windspeaker;Aug2010, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p21
The article offers news briefs related to Canadian First Nations sports including the cancellation of the 2011 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), Jonathan Cheechoo's search for another team, and the return of the New Brunswick Indian Summer Games.


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