BC Sports Hall of Fame celebrates Indigenous History Month with a virtual tour
June 22nd, 2020
The BC Sports Hall of Fame, located at BC Place Stadium, is home to the Indigenous Sport Gallery, which celebrates and recognizes Indigenous athletes who have made an impact on British Columbia’s sport history.
The award-winning exhibit space features information about traditional Indigenous games, artifacts and memorabilia from Indigenous athletes in all levels of sport, a feature on the North American Indigenous Games, as well as a Circle of Champions, honouring the Indigenous athletes that have been formally Inducted to the BC Sports Hall of Fame.
June is Indigenous History Month in Canada which honours the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in our country.
To recognize the month and celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, June 21st, the BC Sports Hall of Fame partnered with the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council to share a virtual tour of the Indigenous Sport Gallery.
You can find the entire collection of videos on the BC Sports Hall of Fame's Facebook page.
About the BC Sports Hall of Fame
The BC Sports Hall of Fame at BC Place celebrates extraordinary achievement in BC sport history and inspires future generations to make their dreams come true. Each year, a diverse audience of over 35,000 visitors from around the globe are educated and enthralled by the collection of 27,000 artifacts and 100,000 archival documents representing 150-years of sporting accomplishments in British Columbia. Through the Hero in You Youth Education Programs, the BC Sports Hall of Fame reaches over 6,500 youth across the province, advancing its mission of building outstanding community legacies by honouring the past and inspiring the future.
For more information, visit www.bcsportshall.com