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Report: Child Death Review – July 2014


25th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - National Child Day Contest 2014

This year the theme focuses on “The State of Aboriginal Children”, and is based on Article 30 - The right to practice your own culture, language and religion. Minority and indigenous groups need special protection of this right.

Mark your calendar - the deadline is November 4, 2014. So, get busy - and good luck!!!

Criteria

Criteria for English grades P-7

  1. WHO CAN ENTER?
    All students in Nova Scotia in grades: Primary to 7.
  2. WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
    One participant from each grade Primary-7 will be awarded a $25 gift card
  3. WHO WILL JUDGE?
    The panel will consist of Ombudsman Representatives, and students of the NSCC Child and Youth Care program.
    The judges will look at:
    • Artistic merit and quality: based on grade group and artistic skill
    • Creativity: based on the representation of the theme “The State of Aboriginal Children.”
    • Understanding and theme communication: how well the theme is expressed in the artwork and the supporting statement.
  4. WHAT DO YOU DRAW?
    A poster depicting “The State of Aboriginal Children”, focused on Article 30 – “The right to practice your own culture, language and religion. Minority and indigenous groups need special protection of this right” as outlined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The drawing must be on 8.5 x 11 inch paper. A Title Page must include: your name, address and school, School District, grade, and home room teacher's name.
  5. WHEN IS THE DEADLINE?
    All submissions must be received by the Office of the Ombudsman no later than November 4, 2014. The submission may be hand delivered or mailed to
    5670 Spring Garden Road,
    Suite 700,
    PO Box 2152,
    Halifax, NS, B3J 3B7. Entries submitted after 4:00pm on November 4, 2014 will not be accepted.
  6. WINNER?
    The winner will be announced on National Child Day – November 20, 2014. Exciting details on time and place to follow!

Criteria for English grades 8-12

  1. WHO CAN ENTER?
    All students in Nova Scotia in grades: Eight (8) – Twelve (12).
  2. WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
    One youth will be selected to act as Nova Scotia’s Ombudsman for a day
    And
    One participant from each grade 8-12 will be awarded a $25 gift card
  3. WHO WILL JUDGE?
    The panel will consist of Ombudsman Representatives, and students of the NSCC Child and Youth Care program.
    The judges will look at:
    • Artistic merit and quality: based on grade group and artistic skill
    • Creativity: based on the representation of the theme “The State of Aboriginal Children.”
    • Understanding and theme communication: how well the theme is expressed in the artwork and the supporting statement.
  4. WHAT IS THE PROJECT?
    A project depicting “The State of Aboriginal Children”, focused on Article 30 – “The right to practice your own culture, language and religion. Minority and indigenous groups need special protection of this right” as outlined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Students can get creative with this project and choose from the following mediums:
    • Drawing/ Artwork must be on 8.5 x 11 inch paper
    • Video (5 minutes or less)
    • Poems
    • Song
    • Other ideas that incorporate Article 30 of the Convention.
    Whichever medium is chosen, we ask that it be documented so the judges can review the student’s submission. A Title Page must include: your name, address and school, School District, grade, and home room teacher's name.
  5. WHEN IS THE DEADLINE?
    All submissions must be received by the Office of the Ombudsman no later than November 4, 2014. The submission may be hand delivered or mailed to
    5670 Spring Garden Road,
    Suite 700,
    PO Box 2152,
    Halifax, NS, B3J 3B7. Entries submitted after 4:00pm on November 4, 2014 will not be accepted.
  6. WINNER?
    The winner will be announced on National Child Day – November 20, 2014. Exciting details on time and place to follow!

Mi'kmaw P-12

Mawio’mi’l Eleke’wa’ki’l kisutmi’tijl koqqwaja’taqnn wjit Mijua’ji’jk

Mijua’ji’jk Na’kwekmuew Weja’ltimk 2014

Keptekewiku’s 20, 2014 mimajuinu’k msit tami wsitqamu’k wi’kipaltimk tapuiskekipunqekl jel na’n tujiw Mawio’mi’l Eleke’wa’ki’l sapa’tu’tis koqqwaja’taqnn wjit Mijua’ji’jk. Mtmo’taqney Ombudsman kelite’tk ula na’kwek aqq wikumuksioq wjinu’kwatmnew wtite’ka’tinew.

Ula newtipunqek ika’q ankite’tasik “Ta’n Telo’lti’tij L’nu Mijua’ji’jk” ” – wejiaq Kisutasikewey tplutaqney 30 - koqqwaja’taqnn iknmuj wen wije’wmn ta’n L’nu’k telo’lti’tij, teli’sultimk aqq teli-ktlamsitasimk. L’nu’k aqq pilue’k tekele’jijik wenik nuta’tij ikatmuksinew ula koqqwaja’taqnmuew.

Kl-wi’ken tepknusetewey – amujpa piskwakitmn kisa’tu’n ke’sk mna’q Keptekewiku’s 4, 2014. Na awnasa’si aqq ajipjulnek wla’teken!!!

Koqoey wije’wmumk

  1. Wen kisi wjinu’kwattew wtute’ken?
    Msit wen etl-kina’masit Nopa Sko’sia – Wi’katikney elqanatekewey mi’soqo newtiska’q jel ta’pu.
  2. Koqoey wtute’tew wen?
    GRADES
    Wi’katikne’l
    P-7 Elqanatekewey mi’soqo L’uiknekewey Wi’katikney
    8-12 Ukmuljin mi’soqo Newtiska’q jel Ta’puewey Wi’katikney
  3. PRIZE
    Wtute’ten

    Newte’jit wejiet te’s elqanatekewey mi’soqo L’uiknek wtute’tew iknmatimkewey wi’katikn telawtik $25.
    Newte’jit wejiet Ukmuljin mi’soqo Newtiska’q jel Ta’pu Wi’katikney, mknaten Ombudsmanewin newte’jk na’kwek.
    Aqq
    Newte’jit wejiet te’s Ukmuljin mi’soqo Newtiska’q jel Ta’pu Wi’katikney, wtute’tew iknmatimkewey wi’katikn telawtik $25.
  4. Wenik mkna’titaq wette’ka’tijik?
    Mkna’titaq wette’ka’tijik wejita’jik Ombudsman-ewiktuk aqq etl-kina’masultijik NSSC wjit tel-maliamuj mijua’ji’jk aqq nutqo’ltijik. Iloqaptitaq piskwakitasikl wjit :
    • Ta’n tetuji wltek aqq wije’wtaq ta’n telaskma’tilij aqq teken wi’katikney ala’toq te’s wen.
    • Ta’n teli-ntawita’sit wen wije’wk ankita’suaqn “Ta’n Telo’lti’tij L’nu Mijua’ji’jk” ”
    • Ta’n teli-nsitk aqq ekinua’teket ankita’suaqn.
  5. Koqoey Elukwatmumk?

    Wjit Elqanatekewey mi’soqo L’uiknekewey Wi’katikney

    Napuikaqn ekinua’tekek “Ta’n Telo’lti’tij L’nu Mijua’ji’jk” ” - wejiaq Kisutasikewey tplutaqney 30 – koqqwaja’taqnn iknmuj wen wije’wmn ta’n L’nu’k telo’lti’tij, teli’sultimk aqq teli-ktlamsitasimk. L’nu’k aqq pilue’k tekele’jijik wenik nuta’tij ikatmuksinew ula koqqwaja’taqnmuew ta’n telapukuek Mawio’mi’l Eleke’wa’ki’l kisutmi’tijl koqqwaja’taqnn wjit Mijua’ji’jk.

    Napuikaqn amujpa 8 1/2x11 telki’k. Amujpa wiaqtek ekinua’tekek wi’katikn – ewikasik ta’n teluisin, ta’n teluisik kina’matnewo’kuo’m elien , ta’n etek, teken Wi’katikney eymn aqq ta’n teluisit nuji-kina’muet.

    Wjit Ukmuljinewey mi’soqo Newtiska’q jel Ta’pu Wi’katikney

    Lukwaqn ekinua’tekek “Ta’n Telo’lti’tij L’nu Mijua’ji’jk” ” - wejiaq Kisutasikewey tplutaqney 30 – koqqwaja’taqnn iknmuj wen wije’wmn ta’n L’nu’k telo’lti’tij, teli’sultimk aqq teli-ktlamsitasimk. L’nu’k aqq pilue’k tekele’jijik wenik nuta’tij ikatmuksinew ula koqqwaja’taqnmuew ta’n telapukuek Mawio’mi’l Eleke’wa’ki’l kisutmi’tijl koqqwaja’taqnn wjit Mijua’ji’jk. Nuji-kina’masultijik kisi-lukwattew:

    • Napuikaqn amujpa 8 1/2x11 telki’k.
    • wasoqatestaqney ( 5 mins. Teli-pkijiaq)
    • ktapekiaqney lukwaqn
    • ktapekiaqn
    • piluey koqoey kisite’tmn ta’n wiaqtek Kisutasikewey tplutaqney 30.

    Ta’n teken meknmin lukwatmn menuaqlulek wiaqi-ika’tun ekinua’tekek wi’katikn – ewikasik ta’n teluisin, ta’n teluisik kina’matnewo’kuo’m elien , ta’n etek, teken Wi’katikney eymn aqq ta’n teluisit nuji-kina’muet kulaman menaqaj kisi-iloqaptiten kisa’tu’n.

  6. Ta’nuk amujpa piskwakitmn koqoey kisa’tu’n?
    Amujpa apu’kwetu’n kisa’tu’n kulaman msntew Ombudsman ke’sk mna’q Keptekewiku’s 4, 2014. Kisi la’tesk na’te’l kisna apu’kwetu’n, elkitmn:
    Office of Ombudsman,
    5670 Spring Garden Road,
    Suite 700,
    P.O. Box 2152,
    Halifax, N.S.
    B3J 3B7
  7. Wette’ka’tijik?
    Kinua’teketen ta’n wenik wette’ka’tijik Mijua’ji’jk Na’kwekmuew - Keptekewiku’s 20, 2014.

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