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Atlantic Canada's First Nation Help Desk

September Contest - Role Models

author and activist Marie Battiste, Ph.D.
Individual Writing Contest - Role Models

Tell us who your role model is, why you admire him/her, and how that person has influenced your life.

Deadline September 29, 2000
Eligibility Entries must be from students in First Nation schools or from Native students in provincial schools in Atlantic Canada.
Prizes Happy with tee-shirts!High School $100
Junior High $ 75 
Elementary  $ 50

Honourable Mention winners will receive a tee shirt with Help Desk logo. All participants will receive a certificate and gift.
(Prizes will go directly to students.)

Submit to: ACFN Help Desk logoAtlantic Canada's First Nation Help Desk
E-mail: admin@firstnationhelp.com

115 Membertou Street, Sydney, NS B1S 2M9
Phone (toll free): 1-877-484-7606, fax: 902 567-0337

Please submit via e-mail or send a disk with text. 
The students' work will be published on the net!

Of course... Decisions of the judges and awards will be final.
for Teachers
Generations CanConnect is a federal program that will grant $300.00 to schools that complete 25 profiles written by students based on interviews with elders.

The Help Desk will provide support in taking or scanning photographs and creating the required web page if requested. Obtain more information at:

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