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Small-town kids get chance to shine at North American Indigenous Games – CBC Kids

July 21, 2023

Mason Point isn’t letting jet lag get in the way of his hopes and dreams at the North American Indigenous Games.

On his second day competing in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, the 14-year-old from Chilliwack, British Columbia, already had three gold medals hanging around his neck.

Mason told CBC Kids News he was hoping to win three more medals for canoeing before the event officially ends on July 23.

He said he doesn’t think he’d have had an opportunity to excel in his sport if it wasn’t for NAIG.

Mason, who is from the Skowkale First Nation, is one of 5,000 athletes competing in and around Halifax this week.

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