North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Information Session
TEAM NOVA SCOTIA &
2006 NAIG in Denver, COLORADO
Antigonish Claymore Inn & Conference Centre
Antigonish, Nova Scotia - Tuesday, November 8th, 2005
Registration of Participants
of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)
Structure of NAIG & how are we connected to NAIG?
Mi’kmaw Nova Scotia (Participation numbers and costs)
some challenges & success points
NAIG – Denver, Colorado
George “Tex” Marshall
the next steps?
the “realistic athlete & team numbers” for 2006 NAIG
the major stumbling blocks and how do we address them?
development and the Mi’kmaw School Systems (MYRACL)
information on MYRACL initiatives - how do they tie in?
alignment of school programs to long term NAIG preparation
funding of proposed activities as it relates to Health and
other programs that could benefit our communities
Discussion on the need for community and leadership involvement
How this will
impact the preparation of our athletes and teams
The need to
present our issues, barriers and long term plan to
interested persons to comprise a NAIG Committee
(LUNCH SERVED IN THE MEETING ROOM FOR PARTICIPANTS
1:00pm Creating a Vision - Planning ahead for success
What do we
know are the barriers at this point?
How do we put
things in place to address these barriers?
Who is going
to be part of this process - who needs to be
1:45pm Partners needed at the NAIG Visioning Table
Who needs to
be part of this process? Who’s missing? (Orgs - why?)
How do we
ensure their participation and support?
of a Declaration similar to the Maskwacheese Declaration
Nutrition Break - 10 minutes
Overview of information - gathering knowledge
What have we
learned today & what are the next steps?
Closing Comments & Closing Prayer