Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award

2015 award winner, Macyn Morning Bull with Mayor Naheed Nenshi

The award is open to all Indigenous youth, including First Nations status and non-status, Métis and Inuit



Nominations are now open for the 2019 Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award.

The Calgary Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee (CAUAC) Youth Achievement Award annually recognizes Indigenous youth who:

  • Are leaders in their community and among their peers
  • Display a strong commitment to achieving their educational goals
  • Support and encourage others to pursue their education
  • Encourage and participate in cross-cultural activities involving Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities​


Nominees must be between the ages of 14-24, attending junior or senior high school, or a post-secondary institution. As well, nominees must be living within Calgary city limits or attending a Calgary school.

The award recipient will be given the opportunity to represent Indigenous youth as a member of the Calgary Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee.

Applications and nominations will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on May 27, 2019. Winners will be announced on June 20, 2019 during Aboriginal Awareness Week celebrations.

For more details and the nomination form, click here

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