Celebrate Indigenous Athletes Heading to Sochi
(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today expressed support for all athletes competing in the XXII Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, including the Indigenous athletes on Team Canada.
“On behalf of First Nations peoples across this country, we wish our Indigenous athletes all the best as they head into the 2014 Olympic Games,” said AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo. “Their role as individuals, as athletes, as community members and as Olympians is so important to show all our peoples that success is real if we have the drive, the proper support and motivation. We stand together in celebrating these great athletes and wish them well in their travels and in their competitions in Sochi!”