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Niminonan Challenge

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NAN will be hosting the 2nd Annual Niminonan Challenge May 28th, 2018 - June 15th, 2018. This event invites NAN communities to participate in creating healthy environments with a series of challenges and rewards that focus on water protection and preservation. It aims to promote water protection and preservation, green living initiatives and build a healthy community people can be proud to call home.  Please stay tuned to this site for information on challenges and prizes the week of May 28th to June 1st, 2018. 

Entries will be accepted until June 15th, 2018 at 5pm eastern time.  We are looking for creative and innovate examples that use traditional knowledge and current science.

Day 1: Home Challenge

Day 2: School Challenge

Day 3: Workplace Challenge

Day 4: Community Challenge

“We all rely on water:  animals, birds, fish, plants, trees and us.  Water is one of the most precious resources on the planet and unfortunately we do not realize it’s importance until it’s in short supply or gone.  Our ancestors paddled, harvested and drank the water in our homelands and did their part to protect water sources from pollution and over-consumption.  Let’s do our part for future generations.” - Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox

For further information please contact:

Jocelyn Cheechoo
Director of Environment, Climate Change and Energy
807 625 4935
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