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Work of native artists promoted.

Peace Hills Trust, Canada's first and largest Native-owned, federally incorporated trust company, announced the winners of its annual Native Art Contest.

Peach Hills Trust encourages Native artists throughout Canada by providing a vehicle for them to promote their work. The first, second and third winning pieces (adult category) become a part of the Peace Hills Trust "Native Art Collection."

Sincere congratulations goes out to the following:

Adult Category

Sean Couchie of London, Ont. for his piece entitled "The Vision Seeker" placed first. Clarence Kapay of Regina, Sask. placed second with his piece entitled "Can you Hear the Past." Theresa Towers-Rickard of Red Deer, Alta., placed third with her piece entitled "Mission School."

Honorable mentions in this category were awarded to Sydney Kirkness of Koostatak, Man., and Erna Winter Crittenden of Pefferlaw, Ont.

Ages 9 and under (First, second and third in published order):

Tiffany Anne Denault of Chase, B.C.; Kyle Meredith of Edmonton, Alta.; and Jenny Reno of Prophet River, B.C.

Honorable mention went to Garrett St. Pierre of Prophet River, B.C.

Ages 10 to 13 (First, second and third in published order):

Eryn Rickard of Red Deer, Alta.; Kenneth Garlow of Crystal Beach, Ont.; and Christine Sauve of Edmonton, Alta.

Honorable mention went to Lorne Wedhorn of Prince George, B.C.

Ages 14 to 17 (First, second and third in published order):

Arron James Roberts of Grand Forks, B.C.; Larson Jay Yellowbird of Ma-Me-O Beach, Alta.; and Rocky Metchooyeah of Chateh, Alta. Honorable mention went to Edward Derrick Badger of Calgary.

Judges were Agnes Bugera, Twain Buffalo and Bert Crowfoot.
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Date:Dec 1, 1996
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