Qalipu First Nation has opened a Logo Contest for their new upcoming program Eastern Sun Mi’kmaq Early Childhood Education Program! This contest is open to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous children under the age of 11 (Grades 5 and below) within Canada. Contest submissions must be received by January 31st, 2022, 11:59pm NDT. The winner will be announced late February or early March. The contest winner will receive a children’s Indigenous Education Bundle (books, smudge kit, medicine pouch kit, leather rattle kit, etc.).
The Eastern Sun Mi’kmaq Early Childhood Education Program is a new program being launched by the Education and Training Department of Qalipu First Nation. The Eastern Sun Program will be available to registered daycare centers within Qalipu Ward Areas across Western and Central Newfoundland and will provide valuable Indigenous education to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous children and families.