Win regional prizes through draw and a national contest
Your Opportunity to Win a PlayStation 5 as the First Prize at the National Level!
First Nations children (up to age 14) and First Nations youth (aged 15 to 30) currently attending school are invited to submit videos and artwork that tell stories of their First Nations cultures and everyday life:
- short storytelling video of songs, dances;
- learning on the land;
- artwork on culture; or
- storytelling themes.
This is a great opportunity to showcase cultures in your communities and schools. Your submission will be featured on the First Nations Education Administrators Storyteller Page Àdisὁkewinini in Algonquin Anishinaabemowin.
The submissions will be showcased as part of an FNEAA Townhall in which we will invite students to share their work with Knowledge Keepers in a Youth-Elder exchange. The works will also be featured in a virtual exhibit hosted on the FNEAA website. The goal is to give First Nations Youth a means of expressing pride in their identity, their schools and their nation.
- Eight Regional winners (individual or group) will be selected by draw for each of the following areas across Canada. 1) Yukon & NWT, and Nunavut 2) British Columbia, 3) Alberta, 4) Saskatchewan, 5) Manitoba, 6) Ontario, 7) Quebec and 8) Atlantic (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador).
- National winners will be selected by their peers. Each entrant will be asked to identify the top three submissions that resonate with them (liked the message, can use the teaching or learned something new).
- Each entrant views all submissions on the FNEAA Storyteller Page to select the top three favourites.
- Contest open to First Nations children (up to age 14) and First Nations youth (aged 15 to 30) currently attending school.
- One entry per student or student group
- Video length: 45 seconds to 3 minutes
- Artwork that reflects stories, cultures, and languages
- More examples below of First Nations cultures, languages, storytelling, songs, dances, learning on the land, etc.
- All submissions must be original
Eligibility and Submission Criteria
The draw is open to First Nations children (up to age 14) and First Nations youth (aged 15 to 30) currently attending school
First prize: Nintendo Switch Lite
Second prize: Manitobah Mukluks gift certificate
Third prize: Cheekbone Beauty gift certificate
First prize: PlayStation 5
Second Prize: Gift certificate worth $250
Third prize: Gift certificate worth $200
A completed application, proof of student status and entry must be received by FNEAA by midnight EST on March 11, 2022.
For more information, contest guidelines and application form: Storyteller Form