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National Indigenous Peoples Day Writing and/or Video Contest For All Indigenous Children and Youth in BC!

June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 4:30 pm

In honor of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Xyólheméylh is asking all Indigenous Children and Youth in BC:“What Does Being Indigenous Mean to You?” Express your thoughts in writing (maximum one page, single spaced) or in a video (maximum 3 minutes). If you chose to do a video, you can speak, act, or sing your written composition if you wish.

There will be three categories of prizes in both the writing and
video: 1) Ages 5 to 10; 2) Ages 11 to 14; 3) Ages 15 to 24.

Writing Prizes: 1st Place: $150; 2nd Place: $100; 3rd Place: $50
Video Prizes: 1st Place: $150; 2nd Place: $100; 3rd Place: $50

Please submit entries by June 18, 2021 at 4:30pm to:
[email protected] with your name, age, telephone number and address. Winners will be chosen by a panel consisting of Xyólheméylh’s Board of Directors and Elders Advisory Committee. We will post the winners on a media release, social media, in our newsletter and in ourAnnual Report. Have Fun!


June 8 @ 8:00 am
June 18 @ 4:30 pm
Event Categories: Children Events, Events

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Please be advised that all our offices are open and visitors are required to wear masks and sign health declarations as per our agency Covid 19 guidelines. Thank you.