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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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Win Great Prizes

Grades 7-9 Essay Contest

First Prize: $300 VISA gift card, a medal and certificate in recognition of your achievement
Second Prize: $200 VISA gift card, a medal and certificate in recognition of your achievement
Third Prize: $150 VISA gift card, a medal and certificate in recognition of your achievement
Fourth Prize: $75 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.