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Beyond the Prize: Indigenizing Changemaking in Academia with Ashton Harry

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / October 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Beyond the Prize: Indigenizing Changemaking in Academia with Ashton Harry

This year’s first place Harmony Essay Prize winner is Ashton Harry of the Tsilhqot’in Nation.  Ashton, a recent graduate with a Masters degree from Royal Roads University, aims to support Indigenous communities advance themselves by blending the insights acquired in Western academia with her extensive 4.5-year tenure, first as a member of Tl’etinqox band council…

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2023 Harmony Essay Prize Winners!

By RAVEN / October 16, 2023 / Comments Off on 2023 Harmony Essay Prize Winners!

We are happy to announce this year’s Harmony Essay Prize winner! What a wonderful year of writings and we thank every one who submitted a piece to the contest. Second Place With the second place prize we have Lara Jacobson with their paper Indigenous Legal Perspective: The One Thing Missing from Canada’s Legal System. “I…

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2022 Harmony Foundation Essay Prize: Li Keur: Riel Heart of the North

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / August 22, 2022 /

RAVEN is excited to announce the 2022 winning essay in the Harmony Foundation Essay Contest from Nicole Stonyk, Li Keur: Riel Heart of the North.

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The 2022 Harmony Foundation Essay Prize is now open!

By RAVEN / March 15, 2022 /

Calling all Masters Students! Do you have interests or commitments to Indigenous culture, social justice, and environmental rights? Do you have a paper due this term? Then we need to hear from you! The deadline to submit your paper to this year’s Harmony Essay Prize is June 1st 2022. Since 2015, RAVEN has worked together…

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Food Waste to Food Cycle: Listening to Indigenous Voices across Turtle Island

By RAVEN / August 4, 2021 /

Second prize winning paper by Atlanta Grant on how Indigenous teachings about food practices inform respectful relationships with plants, animals, and the living world.

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My Story – Wasii’aa Gizhigo Inini

By RAVEN / August 4, 2021 /

We are thrilled to present Wade Houle with First Place in our Harmony Foundation Essay Prize, for his winning paper, ” My Story – Wasii’aa Gizhigo Inini”.

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Winners announced: essays by young scholars explore Indigenous law, environmental planning

By Andrea Palframan / July 23, 2020 /

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 Harmony Environmental Essay Prize for Young Scholars. Please meet our winners and read their carefully researched papers: First Place –  Da Chen “Sharing of the Dish: The Dish with One Spoon and Environmental Planning in Toronto” Through key informant interviews, this paper explores the work…

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Meet Young Scholars Essay Prize Winners Helen and Helena!

By Andrea Palframan / July 10, 2018 /

We’re thrilled to announce winners of this years’ Young Scholars Essay Prize. First prize is awarded to Helen Knott, Prophet River First Nation. We’ve had the privilege of working with Helen on the Site-C campaign, as she was a strong voice for Treaty 8 on the “Caravan for the Peace” that travelled across Canada from…

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Young Scholars Essay Prize Winners for 2017 announced!

By Andrea Palframan / August 1, 2017 /

The recipients of this years’ Young Scholars Essay Prize have been announced… and the winners are: Laura Peterson, First Place. University of Alberta “Lake One Trail Survey, Indigenous Cultural Landscapes and Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada” Download & read paper here The judges all agreed it was an excellent piece of research, demonstrating the…

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2016 Young Scholars Essay Prize Winners

By Andrea Palframan / January 26, 2017 /

The purpose of the RAVEN Young Scholars Essay Prize is to recognize outstanding undergraduate work which intersects with the core precepts and values of RAVEN. Quite simply, we want to recognize students who are asking questions about the sorts of topics that we know to be important. The essay competition is open to all disciplines…

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