Events & Programs

2020 SICC Short Story Writing Contest

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.

2020 Important Dates (Subject to Change):

January 15 - Call for Applications
September 30 - Deadline for Applications
October 5 - Winners Notified
November 15 - Book released

Click here to download the full 2020 Short Story Writing Contest Package.

SICC Contact:

Melody Wood
Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre
305-2555 Grasswood Road East
Saskatoon SK S7T 0K1
Phone: 306-244-1146
Fax: 306-665-6520
Email: melody.wood@sicc.sk.ca

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The Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre exists to protect, preserve and promote the languages and cultures of the eight language groups of what is now known as Saskatchewan: Plains Cree, Swampy Cree, Woodland Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakoda and Lakota.

CONTACT US

Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre
305 - 2555 Grasswood Road East
Saskatoon SK S7T 0K1

Phone: 306-244-1146
Fax: 306-665-6520
Email: info@sicc.sk.ca