Saturday, 18 September 2010

5th annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil DRAWING CONTEST for youth


Dear community member!

The 5th annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil will take place on October 4, 2010.� Since 2004, October 4th has been designated as a day where we honour the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls across Canada.� Over the last 5 years we have had many inspiring and moving speakers, but this year on October 4th, we would like to incorporate children's messages through their drawings.

Contest Criteria:

Theme: Honouring Women

Why my Mom/Grandmother/Aunt/Sister is the best!

�     Entries must be received by Friday September 24th, 2010
�     Please include name, age and contact information (4 to 17 years old - only)


Submissions can be dropped off, OR sent by mail, e-mail or fax to:
Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council
Suite 202-307 Jarvis Street
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2H3
E-mail: ysis@...
Fax: 867-667-7539

All entries will be on display at the Sister's In Spirit Vigil on October 4th.

The winner of each age category will be announced at the October 4th Vigil.

For more information, please contact Michelle Beckley at 456-6541

Thank you!

For more information on the National Sister's In Spirit Initiative please go to:

 Julie M�nard
Social Marketing Analyst / Analyste du marketing social
Women's Directorate/ Direction de la condition f�minine
Yukon Government / Gouvernement du Yukon
P.O.Box 2703, Whitehorse (Yukon) Y1A 2C6
Ph/T�l.: 867 456-5509 - Fax/T�lc.: 867 393-6270