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Write About Your Hero!

These individuals, important to Siksika Nation history ,  can be selected as subjects for the 2019 student essay (grades 7-9):

  • Chief Crowfoot
  • Teddy Yellow Fly
  • Chief Red Crow
  • Clifford Many Guns
  • Beatrice Poor Eagle
  • Chief Pretty Young Man Senior
  • Lila Healy
  • Tom Three Persons
  • Mark Wolfleg Senior
  • Evelyn Eagle Speaker
  • Margaret Bad Boy
  • OR an elder or chief of your choice

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2019 Siksika Student Contest Winners Announced!

2019 Siksika Student Contest Winners

2019 Siksika Student Contest Winners Announced

Winners of the Siksika Nation Grade 7-9 Essay Contest  have been announced. See the winners and read their great essays and stories. We congratulate each of the winners, and their teachers, and their schools for their excellence!

See  Winners’ Photos and their Essays/Stories

Win Great Prizes

Grades 7-9 Essay Contest

First Prize: $200 VISA gift card, a medal and certificate in recognition of your achievement
Second Prize: $150 VISA gift card, a medal and certificate in recognition of your achievement
Third Prize: $100 VISA gift card, a medal and certificate in recognition of your achievement

All entrants will be recognized at a ceremony to be held in June.

Prize for Teachers

$200 Chapters Indigo gift certificate for the teacher of each winning student

Getting Ready to Submit Your Entry

FOR THE STUDENT: Check the essay for the following: the FONT is Times Roman 12 point, the file FORMAT is Word (not PDF), the LENGTH is 400-800 words,  the CONTENT  not only discusses the champion but also how they influenced you to “be a champion”, and have run a SPELL-CHECK and grammar-check on it.

FOR THE PARENT: When you complete the form (next page), please (1) PRINT the Entry Form, (2) SIGN the printed forms provided by the teacher and (3) take a PHOTO of the signed form using your phone or a digital camera, and (4) either ATTACH the image file to the form or REPLY to the Entry Confirmation e-mail you will (or would have) received* and (5) ATTACH the photo image file to the email.

* The parent, teacher, student, and school would have each received an Entry Confirmation e-mail for each e-mail address that was provided!

2018 Contest Winnners

We are pleased to announce we will be running a contest for Indigenous students, focusing on heroes from the Siksika Nation in Alberta.