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Aboriginal Physical Activity and Cultural Circle (APACC)

We are a network for Aboriginal people who are involved in Sports, Recreation, Fitness and Traditional Activities. The APACC mission is to create a community of mentors, leaders, participants, and supporters who promote physical activity as a way to health and wellness. Check out our site for news and updates posted below.

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National Aboriginal Physical Activity Awareness Week - NAPAAW June 21-25th 2014

What is NAPAAW?

We hope you've been enjoying your spring season. The weather is warm, the sun is out and its the perfect time to get active! As such the Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle announces our first annual...


3rd Annual National Aboriginal Physical Activity Conference

Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle’s
3rd Annual National Aboriginal Physical Activity Conference
Hosted by the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre
Membertou, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
May 28th to 30th, 2015

You are invited to join us in sharing best practices, and to join other leaders who see the value in promoting physical activity in our Aboriginal communities.


Are you Aboriginal a North American Indigenous Games Athlete?


Application deadline May 30th 2014

We strive to create a community promoting physical activity with mentors, leaders and support for Aboriginal people. APACC aims to establish and expand relationships between individuals engaged in physical activity by improving access to resources, and promote exposure to health and wellness opportunities.

Spring Run Hosted by APACC

APACC is planning our 4th annual Spring Race event on April 13, 2014 in Vancouver, BC.

Open to every one of all ages!

A competitive race & community running & walking event that is hosted by APACC and held on the traditional Musqueam Territory. This fun event features snacks, raffle prizes & is open to everyone.

The fastest Aboriginal male and female runner will win $500.

Volunteer positions are available for the day of the event. We also would love to welcome drummers to encourage all the participants at the finish line.

APACC Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge

APACC Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge

Starts January 20th, 2014

4 OR 8 week challenge

Reconciliation Week

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada & Reconciliation Canada:

WFN 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The Wet'suwet'en First Nations (WFN) is pleased to announce our 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Friday, August 9th 2013
Willow Grove Golf and Country Club Golf Course

The tournament will begin at 10am with a shotgun start and finish with an awards ceremony and dinner.

If you have any questions about this event please do not hesitate to contact Tim Joseph, Tournament Director at

Annual Trout Lake National Aboriginal Day Celebrations

Annual Trout Lake National Aboriginal Day Celebrations

Please join us for our Annual National Aboriginal Day Celebration on Coast Salish Territories at Trout Lake. It’s a community-based full day of events that celebrates the diversity of Aboriginal people from across Canada. First Nations, Métis & Inuit peoples gather to share their experiences, stories, songs, traditional games, dances & spirit with each other & the general community.

The 37th Annual Odawa Festival of Aboriginal Culture & Traditional Pow Wow

The 37th Annual Odawa Festival of Aboriginal Culture & Traditional Pow Wow

DATES: May 24, 25, & 26, 2013
Ottawa Municipal Campground (Previously known as: Ottawa-Nepean Tent & Trailer Park)
Admission Prices:

May 25th: TBA (To be announced)

May 26th & 27th:

Children (0 - 12): FREE
Youth (13 - 18): $5.00
Adults (19 - 60): $10.00
Seniors (60+): FREE

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto Event Calendar

The Native Canadian Centre of Toronto has a great event calendar of events for people in the Toronto area. You can check it out at this link: