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Call for Submissions to Young Aboriginal Women’s Creative Essay Contest!

March 1st, 2011     by Julia Horel     Comments

Calling all Young Aboriginal women (trans, Two-Spirit, gender non-conforming inclusive; First Nations, Metis, Inuit. status and non-status identified) across Canada ages 16 to 29! Do you want to be part of one of the biggest gatherings of women in the world happening in Ottawa July 3rd to 7th?!

The Aboriginal Women’s Leadership Circle for Women’s Worlds 2011 invites young Aboriginal across Canada to submit their written, artistic, or otherwise creative submissions to attend Women’s Worlds 2011. We greatly value the participation of young Aboriginal women and would like to hear directly from YOU about why you want to be there!

Full contest guidelines and how to submit can be found on the Facebook page or by contacting:

Deadline to submit: Friday March 25th, 2011 3 grand winners to be awarded an honorarium of $1,5000 (one young First Nation woman, one young Inuit woman and one young Metis woman) plus the opportunity to present their essay at Women’s Worlds 2011.

7 winners to be awarded an honorarium of $1000.

Submissions will be accepted in English, French, and Inuktitut. If you would like to submit in another Aboriginal language please let us know and we will do our best to ensure translation.

This contest is in partnership with the Native Youth Sexual Health Network to ensure direct Aboriginal youth leadership and engagement.

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