December 2001 Contest - The Spirit of Giving
Spirit of Giving Contest
Mi'kmaq youth hoop dancing

1st Place

Waycobah Elementary
Grades 5 and 6

Crafts, dancing, a feast, giveaways, community... this project had it all!

Youth and Elders - pure spirit of giving

2nd Place
Digital Camera

Membertou Elementary
Grades 1 and 2

Native nativity scenes for community elders... innocence, and pure joyous spirit of giving.

Every student - every house!

3rd Place

Wagmatcookewey School

The entire school visited every house in the community, caroling, and bringing gifts to honour elders.

Honourable Mention

Pictou Landing
Grades Primary, 3 & 4

Class cooperation and a food drive... lessons that last a lifetime!

Honourable Mention

Waycobah Secondary
Grade 9

Letters, mapping, buying, wrapping... Santa never had such good helpers!

Honourable Mention

Membertou Elementary
Grade 4

Small business, cookies, sales... working together for needy families.

Honourable Mention

Wejgwapniag School
Grade 1

"A Song By Us", written and performed by these youngsters... is a wonderful example of giving freely of self.

Honourable Mention

Ramona Morris
Grade 8, Eskasoni

The Salite' is a wonderful form of giving... and this is a wonderful resource to share.

Honourable Mention

Tisha Sappier
Age 8, Tobique

The Creator gives us so much, and eagles protect us.