Dr. Nadine Caron is an internationally renowned physician and surgeon who will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Fraser Valley. As an undergraduate, Caron played basketball for the university and credits her coaches for teaching her life skills.
After the success of 2016's World Indigenous Basketball Challenge, the Skidegate Saints will again be hosting teams from around the world for a tournament in August. In addition to the 16-team men's tournament, the second tournament will also feature a four-team women's division.
Indigenous basketball teams from around the world came together for the first HaiCo World Indigenous Basketball Challenge, hosted at Simon Fraser Univeristy in Burnaby.
Canada has been chosen as the site of the next World Indigenous Peoples’ Games, slated for 2017, set to feature ferocious tug-of-war competitions, plus sports ranging from a Mexican version of hockey in which the puck is on fire to Brazil’s jikunahati, like soc