GNWT accepting nominations for 2022 Minister’s Culture and Heritage Circle Awards

GNWT accepting nominations for 2022 Minister’s Culture and Heritage Circle Awards

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 202286 Views

July 4, 2022

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Minister’s Culture and Heritage Circle Awards (MCHC). The MCHC recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions and/or achievements that have impacted and strengthened the arts, cultures, heritage, and Indigenous languages as a valuable cultural resource in the NWT.

The purpose of these awards is to celebrate outstanding leadership in the North. The MCHC helps build awareness among all northerners about the importance of promoting, protecting, preserving and celebrating our unique cultures and ways of life.

Recipients are chosen from nominations put forward by other northerners in five different categories:

  • Youth (25 years of age and under)
  • Individual (26 years of age or older)
  • Elder (50 years of age or older)
  • Group
  • Indigenous Language Revitalization
  • Minister’s Choice

The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2022.

To nominate an individual or group who you feel has had a positive impact on arts, culture, heritage or Indigenous language in your region or community visit our website, download a nomination form, and return it to [email protected] before the deadline.

For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke
Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Department of Education, Culture and Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories
[email protected]
867-767-9352  Ext. 71073

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