Okanagan Indigenous athletes recognized for excellence – Vernon Morning Star

Okanagan Indigenous athletes recognized for excellence – Vernon Morning Star

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202114 Views

May. 2, 2021

Vernon archer Darian Williams and Kelowna multi-sport star Tuja Dreyer among six regional finalists for Premier’s Awards

A natural-born archer, Darian Williams of the Splatsin First Nation wants to teach his sport to others.

When not taking aim at a bullseye target, Williams helps his band deliver food and clothes to those in need, and is a proud member of his band’s war canoe team who is uplifting his teammates.

Williams, 17, from Vernon, is one of six outstanding athletes named as Interior regional recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenouse Youth Excellence in Sport, announced by the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I-SPARC).

Read More: https://www.vernonmorningstar.com/sports/okanagan-indigenous-athletes-recognized-for-excellence/

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