Tlu-piich Games begin with sprints

Port Alberni

The 2018 Tlu-piich Games began today with heats for the 100-metre races at Bob Dailey Stadium in Port Alberni.

Throughout the afternoon youngsters raced in 30-degree, leading to the games' opening ceremonies at Bob Dailey later in the afternoon, followed by cultural festivities at the Hupacasath House of Gathering at 8 p.m.

Members of nations from across Nuu-chah-nulth territory converge in Port Alberni this week for the annual summer games, which run until Sunday. Track and field continues on Wednesday morning, including the final races.

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