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Scholarships available

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Sweetgrass Staff







A limited number of scholarships are now available for Native writers and journalists to attend a unique three-day workshop in Waterton Lakes National Park. The workshop, geared toward writers who cover nature, outdoor recreation and environmental topics is being held Sept. 25 to the 27. Guest speakers include Canadian Geographic magazine editor Rick Boychuk, writers Candace Savage, Bruce Masterman, Wayne Norstrom and Shirley Bruised Head and many other writers, editors and publishers. Workshop and field trip topics include improving writing and presentation, self-publishing, use of the Internet, Native perceptions of landscape and more. The scholarships are available through Indian Affairs Canada, but applications must be made through the writer's tribal office and the workshop sponsors. For more information contact Viewpoints Communications 1-403-626-3658.