This award recognizes up to six Indigenous students for their creative writing talent. Each recipient receives a $2,500 award.

Extended Deadline: June 30, 2021

  1. Get the James Bartleman form (PDF)

Note: You must have Adobe Reader to open this form. Right click on the link above and save the form. Open Adobe Reader, then use Adobe Reader to open the form. You will be able to edit, save and submit this form.

  1. Submit your nomination online

There are three geographic categories:

  • fly-in community
  • on reserve
  • off reserve (do not live in a fly-in community or on a reserve)

A junior student (12 years old and younger) and a senior student (13 to 18 years old) is chosen from each geographic category.

Who is eligible

You must:

  • submit a creative writing piece that is completely original (a short story, poem, essay, play or song)
  • be 18 years old or younger
  • self-identify as an Indigenous person
  • attend a school in Ontario
  • be a resident of Ontario

See flyer below for more information!

James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Awards Flyer

Comments are closed.

Our Stories