An Indigenous Sport Gallery opens for the first time in the BC Sports Hall of Fame

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Indigenous Sport Gallery
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The BC Sports Hall of Fame opens its all-new and highly anticipated Indigenous Sport Gallery today, at Gate A inside of BC Place Stadium.

Starting from Wednesday, September 26th, the gallery will be open daily from 10 am until 5 pm.

The Indigenous Sport Gallery will celebrate the rich history and many contributions to sport by First Nations and Metis athletes, teams, coaches, builders and volunteers in BC. Further, the gallery attempts to remedy the fact that Indigenous athletes and teams have not been properly celebrated and honoured over the course of our province’s history.

Indigenous Sport Gallery

The gallery will feature over 1,000 square feet of permanent exhibit space, including:

  • information about traditional Indigenous games
  • artefacts and memorabilia from Indigenous athletes in all levels of sport;
  • a feature on the North American Indigenous Games;
  • a dedicated space, the Circle of Champions, which honours the Indigenous athletes that have been formally Inducted to the BC Sports Hall of Fame.

Starting from Wednesday, September 26th, the gallery will be open daily from 10 am until 5 pm.  It is located in the BC Sports Hall of Fame, Gate A inside of BC Place.

The collection at the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum includes over 25,000 artefacts and 20,000 archival documents representing 100 years of sporting accomplishments in British Columbia.

For more information about the BC Sports Hall of Fame go here.