I want to get really fit and meet some great kids while I'm at it. I've decided to trade in my treadmill for traditional indigenous sports from across North America. What a great way to learn about First Nations warriors and the sports they played to stay ready for battle!
I am a journalist and story teller, and now it's time to turn the camera on our aboriginal communities. I get to travel from coast to coast and try out traditional sports and some pretty funky athletic gear. A few of the games I attempt are a little intimidating, especially because I'm in my forties. But so far no broken bones, and a lot of laughs along the way.
My challenge to you: Find your passion, in school, in sports, in your communities, pay attention to your elders and try to keep the language alive. Do us all proud. That’s what you need to do to become a warrior