NYO is once again taking the action online this year for the 2021 Virtual Senior NYO Games. Running April 5 – 30, student athletes in grades 7 – 12 from across the state may compete at a location of their … More
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Already missing Native Youth Olympics 2019? Revisit all three days of Alaska Native culture, tradition, strength, agility, and teamwork with our NYO Recap!
Athletes, coaches, and others can view step-by-step instructions and learn about the history of NYO through fourteen new videos, made possible through funding from a Nike N7 grant. More
Beginning Thursday, more than 450 student athletes from communities across Alaska will gather at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage for the 49th Annual NYO Games. The 2019 Games run April 25–27, as athletes demonstrate strength, agility and skill … More
In 2002, the team sportsmanship award given at Native Youth Olympic Games was named for Gloria Walker, a onetime NYO coordinator who was deeply involved in Native sports. More
The former NYO Head Official helped create Junior Native Youth Olympics More
How an idea from one church member turned into an NYO celebration for student athletes More
How NYO values helped one student athlete on his road to become the NBA’s first Iñupiaq player Seated in the stands at the 2018 Native Youth Olympic (NYO) Games, Kamaka Hepa deceives you. He looks like any other high school … More
When the Kenaitze team marched their banner onto the gym floor at the 2018 Native Youth Olympics (NYO), they carried the evidence of all the hard work they’d put in this year — and a special tribute to a lost mentor. More