In the largest handgames gathering in years, 36 teams have traveled from across the N.W.T., Yukon and British Columbia to compete in the $100,000 Yellowknives Dene First Nation handgames tournament.
Jessica Sangris, language and culture coordinator for YKDFN, said she was proud to see her community pull off the large-scale event.
“We have not been able to gather like this since the pandemic started. To me right now, seeing all of the people gather, all the smiling faces, seeing people you haven’t seen for years — that’s the funnest part,” she said.
Coordinator Jessica Sangris said hosting handgames means a lot to the community
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