Youth Contests

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Click here to download the Kids Colouring Contest Guidelines.

Whale by Paul Windor – Haisla & Heiltsuk
Bear by Eric Parnel – Haida

Instructions: Choose one of our Talking Stick images and colour it with crayons, markers, paints or pastels. Submission will be judged in the following categories:

Kindergarten to Grade 1
Grade 2 to Grade 3
Grade 4

Submissions can be sent to #125A – 1030 Denman St,Vancouver, BC V6G 2M6.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at: 604.683.0497 or



Click here to download the Teen’s Poster Design Contest Guidelines.

Instructions: To enter this poster contest, your submission can be created in the following mediums and/or using the following tools: paint, spray paint, collage, pen, pencil, photography, pastels, ink, computer graphics (must be saved at 300 dpi resolution).

To be eligible, each poster must be created on an 8.5″ x 11″ paper (letter size) and include the following:

Your name, school, class and contact information on the back
A Talking Stick image or picture on the poster
Title of Festival: Talking Stick Festival

Submissions can be sent to #125A – 1030 Denman St,Vancouver, BC V6G 2M6The submissions will be judged and one grand prize winner will be awarded in each category:

Grade 5 – 7
Grade 8 – 12


The deadline for submissions has been extended to Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 4 pm.
Good luck!