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Team Spirit: Aboriginal Girls in Sport Project News

Call for Program Proposals

CAAWS and the Aboriginal Sport Circle are now seeking proposals from
organizations across Canada to develop and implement multi-year
community sport programs for Aboriginal girls and young women. Three
programs will be selected to receive $6,000 in funding over two years
(2006/2007 - $3,000; 2007/2008 - $3,000). Proposals are due August 8,
2006. For more information about the Call for Program Proposals visit

Call for Advisory Committee Members

Three Advisory Committee positions are now available for Aboriginal
females with an interest in increasing community sport opportunities
for Aboriginal girls and young women. CAAWS and the Aboriginal Sport
Circle will prioritize candidates from the Northern, Eastern and
Western regions of Canada, and seek to fill one or more of these
positions with female Aboriginal youth (aged 18-24). Submissions are
due July 14, 2006.  For more information about becoming a Team
Spirit Advisory Committee member visit

Request for Pictures

Do you have pictures of Aboriginal girls and women engaged in sport and
physical activity? CAAWS is searching for photographs to promote the
importance of active living for this target group and complement our
Team Spirit: Aboriginal girls in Sport project. Send high resolution,
digital photographs with appropriate permissions, or suggestions of
organizations or photobanks with access to appropriate pictures, to
Sydney Millar at  CAAWS is always looking for
pictures of active girls and women. Submit high resolution, digital
pictures, with the appropriate permissions, to

For more information contact Sydney Millar at (604) 738-2468 or

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