INDIGENOUS TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE & MEDICINE CONTEST
To celebrate the rich culture and heritage of BC's Indigenous peoples, FORED sponsors an annual art, photography & video contest for all Indigenous youth on the theme of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge & Medicine with $150 cash prizes.
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DEADLINE: May 19/23
All entries may be submitted electronically (.jpg, .png, .pdf, .mp4 OR .MOV all acceptable) to education(at)foredbc.org.
Minimum 2 MB (no blurry photos please).
Or by mail: #213 4481 W 10th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6R 4R8.
Open to all Canadian youths ages 5-18 with First Nations, Inuit, Metis, or self-declared ancestry.
Participants must include:
Brief description of how their original artwork, photography or video relates to traditional knowledge and medicine
Band affiliation or ancestry
Home mailing address (for prize cheque)
Phone & email address (or parent contact)
Grade, teacher and school name
Theme: Indigenous Traditional Knowledge & Medicine
Interview a local elder or show off your homemade salal tea on video? Creativity of all kinds is welcomed.
Prize: 4 x $150 prizes. Group work is eligible with a shared prize.
Artwork can be any size or artistic medium.
Videos must be less than 3 min.
Mailed artwork cannot be returned.
Winners' names and entries can be published in local media, on FORED social media channels & website, and showcased in Ministry of Education offices in Victoria on National Indigenous People's Day, June 21.
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Indigenous Traditional Knowledge & Medicine