3rd annual Treaty 8 Writing Contest – Results
April 4, 2016April 4, 2016
I am very happy to report that the 3rd annual Treaty 8 Writing Contest was very successful with over 110 student entries and 6 schools participating. Every student entry will receive a certificate of participation. Each Division Winner will receive a $100.00 gift card and the runner ups will receive a $50.00 gift card. I am pleased to announce the winners and runner ups for each division.
Winner- Deshaye Coleman from Driftpile School with his report on Polar Bears
Runner Up- Latisha Alook from Chief Tallcree with her report on Eagles
Runner Up- Denzel Chalifoux from Driftple School with his report on Eagles
Winner- Kiana Auger from Clarence Jaycox School with her report on Elephants
Runner Up- Shenoa Auger from Clarence Jaycox School with her report on Octopus
Winner – Lesleigh Madison Noskey from Clarence Jaycox School with her report on Lacrosse
Runner Up- Kayla Alook from Jean Baptise Sewepagaham School with her report on Fingerpull
Winner- Naokan Adams from Jean Baptise Sewepagaham School with her report on Rebellion.
Writing begins in Kindergarten and to encourage these students to get writing the two kindergarten classes that participated in the writing contest will each receive a class award of a $50.00 gift card. The two K5 classes are from Driftpile School and Fox Lake Elementary School.
Thank you to all of the schools, teachers and students who were encouraged to write.
Literacy and Numeracy Specialist for Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta
SWAN RIVER FN HOLDS A CULTURAL CAMP TO RAISE AWARENESS
December 16, 2015December 16, 2015
Date: August 25, 2015
Another First Nation within Treaty No. 8 is holding a cultural camp to raise awareness on a "broken First Nation consultation policy".
Swan River First Nation, along with Driftpile Cree Nation, is the second community in recent months to set up a cultural camp to highlight the unabated development activity happening on their traditional territory...
Read the full Press Release here