Annually, to encourage First Nations children to write in their First Nations’ languages, SICC launched an annual Short Story Writing Contest in 2011. This contest promotes First Nations' language development, revitalization and retention and is open for students from grades K to 12.
Entries may be either a written in a First Nations language with an English translation and have a First Nations cultural theme. The student must provide illustrations to accompany their story.
Entries are reviewed and judged by a committee and select the winning short story based on creativity and originality. The winning short story and illustration is turned into a book and SICC ensures that the books are written in the correct SRO.
2022 Important Dates will be announced soon:
Call for Applications - TBA
Deadline for Applications - TBA
Winners Notified - TBA
Book released - TBA
For more information about the Short Story Writing Contest, please contact SICC:
Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre