2021 Virtual NYO Games

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

2021 Virtual NYO Games Alaska

The ongoing public health crisis may force changes to the 2021 NYO Games, but it can’t change our NYO spirit! The Games will be going virtual again this year with the statewide Junior Games already underway. Athletes are coordinating with … More

Virtual NYO Games Keep Traditions Alive

Join Virtual NYO 2020 for Facebook Live awards ceremony, May 29 In the face of a global pandemic, the annual Native Youth Olympic (NYO) Games has gone virtual, with 46 athletes from communities across the state competing in eight events … More

Junior NYO 2020 Recap

Miss the action at Junior Native Youth Olympics 2020? Catch it here with our recap!

NYO Recap

Already missing Native Youth Olympics 2019? Revisit all three days of Alaska Native culture, tradition, strength, agility, and teamwork with our NYO Recap!

Videos Make NYO Games More Accessible

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

Gloria Walker’s Legacy

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