By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Registration open for Alaska Native Traditional Games in Juneau


January 25, 2023

Long jumps, high kicks, feats of strength, epic displays of agility, balance and coordination — all this and more will be on display at the 2023 Traditional Games in Juneau.

Registration is open for the Traditional Games, also known as the Alaska Native Youth Olympics. Competitors from Wrangell and across Alaska are invited to test their mettle at 10 different Alaska Native athletic events, from the one-hand reach to the two-foot high kick.

“All the games are played for a reason,” athlete and games ambassador Nicole Johnson told Alaska Business Monthly Magazine. “Before today’s modern amenitie...

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