Cook Inlet Tribal Council will host the 42nd annual Native Youth Olympics (NYO) games April 27-29 at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in downtown Anchorage. More than 500 student-athletes from Alaska communities will compete to demonstrate their strength, agility and skill in games based on Alaska Native traditional activities.
CITC seeks volunteers to administer scorekeeping and organize logistics. Volunteers will receive a free NYO T-shirt. To learn more about volunteering, sponsoring an athlete or registering visit www.citci.com/nyogamesalaska or call (907) 793-3289.
Opening ceremonies take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 27. Admission is free.
The mission of CIRI is to promote the economic and social well-being and Alaska Native heritage of our Shareholders, now and into the future, through prudent stewardship of the company’s resources, while furthering self-sufficiency among CIRI Shareholders and their families.
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Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) is one of 12 regional corporations established in Alaska by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. CIRI is owned by over 9,200 Shareholders, primarily of Athabascan, Southeast Indian, Inupiat, Yup’ik, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq and Aleut/Unangax descent.