Twenty-two Indigenous female athletes from across Canada will be travelling to the UK to compete in the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup.
The Indigenous athletes will comprise of one team for the first time and use the moniker Team Indigenous Roller Derby.
One of the team managers Mick Wagoner says that the team wants to use their athletic platform to highlight issues that are plaguing the Indigenous community.
The Indigenous Roller Derby team will be competing against 40 teams from 39 nations.
The competition will take place this week.