The Manitoba Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Commission (MASRC) have announced the rosters for the basketball teams that will be representing Manitoba this Summer at the NAIG Games set for Toronto July 17-21.  Manitoba will be sending 6 basketball teams to the Games including male and female teams and the U14, U16 and U19 levels.

The Games provides Indigenous youth, aged 13-19, an opportunity to showcase their athletic abilities through 14 sports and to celebrate their heritage through numerous cultural events. Participating teams include all 13 provinces and territories of Canada, as well as 13 regions from the United States. Toronto 2017 NAIG marks the 10th Games and the first time in over 25 years the NAIG will be held in the Eastern Region of Canada.

The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games are expected to be the largest sporting and cultural gathering of Indigenous Peoples in North America. The Toronto 2017 NAIG will host more than 5,000 participants, 2,000 volunteers and countless spectators for 14 sport categories being held within world-class venues located across the Greater Toronto Area, including the Region of Hamilton and Six Nations of the Grand River.

The 14 core sports of the Toronto 2017 NAIG include:

  • 3-D Archery                
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Wrestling
  • Volleyball

The Manitoba basketball rosters are...

2017 NAIG Team MB Basketball U14 Male Roster

Coaches: Cadin Dupasquier and Liam Mayer

  • Dylan Bighetty
  • Bello Blacksmith
  • Mario Flett
  • Keyshawn Harper
  • Kaden Letandre-Vigilance
  • Kashtyn Merasty
  • Josiah Parenteau
  • Ethan Queskekapow
  • Daniel Simard
  • Nathan Weber-Lounsbury
  • Lynxx White

2017 NAIG Team MB Basketball U14 Female Roster

Coaches: Preslie Cross and Mikayla Enquist

  • Quahaila Beardy
  • Meeya Beyer
  • Justine Dunsford
  • Cherokee Handel
  • Sunshine Levasseur
  • Meadow McCorrister
  • Grace Mckay
  • Sylvia Semple
  • Alyssa Symons
  • Hannah Turner
  • Heidi Wood
  • Austan Young

2017 NAIG Team MB Basketball U16 Male Roster

Coaches: Dirk Leavesley and Keith Mason

  • Joshua Beardy
  • Bryson Bee
  • Jordan Boulette
  • Kobe Boulette
  • Kwinton Cochrane
  • Joshua Cook
  • Conner Daniels
  • Kobe Mckay
  • Marcus Mercredi-Denechezhe
  • Riley Sims-Mitchell
  • Maison Stortz

2017 NAIG Team MB Basketball U16 Female Roster

Coaches: Raven Boulanger and Skylar Boulanger

  • Clarissa Bird
  • Nicole Boulanger
  • Shelby Boulanger
  • Ainsley Clarke
  • Callie Dunsford
  • Victoria Dupasquier
  • Shyla Folster
  • Nikki Gebken
  • Jazmin Hartie
  • Tressa McDonald
  • Cally-Rae Morrisseau
  • Amanda Muswagon

2017 NAIG Team MB Basketball U19 Male Roster

Coaches: Mike Rambault and Jon Ross Merasty-Moose

  • Bryden Bukich  
  • Dale Cook  
  • Devyn Bandusiak   
  • Erik Sinclair        
  • Elijah Mckay      
  • Glendon Pronteau 
  • Jordan Cowley       
  • Josh Gandier   
  • Keenen Caribou     
  • Nathan Palmer  
  • Tyler Braun 
  • Marshall Mowatt  

2017 NAIG Team MB Basketball U19 Female Roster

Coaches: Morgan Cross and Ben Duhoit

  • Julianna Albert
  • Madison Anderson
  • Robyn Boulanger
  • Ashontae Clemons
  • Alicia Dunsford
  • Rachelle Dunsford
  • Melanie Lambert
  • Iroc Levasseur
  • Coral McCorrister
  • Preslee Munroe
  • Admarie Singh-Young
  • Tania Wallack
Select games will be streamed on the CBC website


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