Dene Games

Dene games competition is held in four age/sex classes: open and junior men, and junior and juvenile women. There are four athletes in each age-class, and one coach per sex. Events include: finger pull, snowsnake, stick pull, hand games and pole push, and an all-round event consisting of the scores for the three individual events. Teams that regularly participate in Dene games include Alaska, Yukon, Alberta North, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Greenland and Nunavik/Quebec. At the 2014 Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks Dene games competition will take place at Hering Auditorium, Randy Smith Middle School field, Ryan Middle School field, and Ryan Middle School Multi-Purpose Room.

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