WANNA WORK FOR INUIT ON A NATIONAL LEVEL?
BETWEEN THE AGES OF 15-30, AND ARE ENROLLED INTO FULL-TIME STUDIES!?
Inuit in Canada face unique challenges, and require Inuit-specific solutions that reflect our cultural, geographic, and environmental realities. As the National organization representing Canadian Inuit, working at ITK is both challenging and rewarding. If you are passionate about the North and are motivated to contribute to political, policy and research that will help improve the lives of Inuit in Canada, then we want to hear from you!
The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature will be given annually to English-language literary works for Young Adults by First Nations, Métis or Inuit authors.
A First Prize of $12,000, a Second Prize of $8,000 and a Third Prize of $5,000 will be awarded to the authors and translators (if applicable) of the inning titles. Publishers of winning titles will be awarded a guaranteed purchase of a minimum of 2,500 copies.
The TD Michaëlle Jean Bursaries were created to provide funding for training and access to mentorship for young people aged 18-30, from underserved communities, who are using the arts as a tool to improve the quality of life in their communities. Priority will be given to those who have specific action plans to share their learning and experience with others.
A maximum of 3 bursaries, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 will be awarded each year.
The goal of the Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices at the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation is to offer First Nations, Métis, and Inuit participants professional and technical training. The Program operates from September to April of each year, with a two week break for the holiday season.
Aboriginal girls and young women, aged 18-25 years; are invited to join us in Toronto (March 7-8th, 2013) to share their stories and hear others talk about barriers to their economic participation, with a specific focus on financial literacy.
The Accommodation, meals and travel costs will be covered for the selected youth participants.
Youth interested in participating are invited to submit a letter of interest (no more than 400 words) with the following information: