Selection camps for the North American Indeginous Games (NAIG) 2023

June 2022 until November 2022

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Team Eastern Door and the North (EDN) is the name of the team representing Quebec First Nations and Inuit in various national sporting competitions, including the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) and the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG).

NAIGNorth American Indigenous Games


First held in 1990, the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) represented the realization of a 20-year-old dream. and recreational activities and coordinate the participation of the EDN delegation in the various events that take place across Canada. The next NAIG will be held in Kjipuktuk, Halifax, from July 15 to 23, 2023.

NAHCNational Aboriginal Hockey Championship

The Aboriginal Sport Circle established the NAHC in 2002 to serve as the premiere competition for Indigenous young hockey players in Canada. It provides a forum for elite 14 to 18-year-old Indigenous young men and women, attracting participation from First Nations, Inuit and Métis across thirteen provinces and territories. This annual event helps foster cultural unity and pride as well as an opportunity to celebrate the athletic abilities of Indigenous athletes from across the country.

The NAHC took place in Membertou, Nova Scotia, on May 7-14, 2022. Team EDN got back from the National Aboriginal Hockey Championship with a head full of unforgettable memories and some great prizes: best sportsmanship of the tournament for the men’s and women’s teams, best goaltender (Jesse Lahache) and best sportsmanship for the girls (Mercedes Côté).

Latest news

Read the latest news related to the PEN team and the field of sport in general among First Nations and Inuit.

September 6, 2022

The team EDN welcomes its first apprentice coach! Team Eastern Door and the North (EDN) is very proud to introduce its first apprentice coach, Jordyn...

June 13, 2022

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) encourage healthy living, athletic excellence, team spirit and cultural pride, but these are not the only positive outcomes of...

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