Honouring Our Mothers
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bring up (a child) with care and affection
look after (someone) kindly and protectively
Submissions close at 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, May 14th, 2023. Draw will take place and winner's will be announced on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023
How do I win prizes?
There will be ten (10) grand prize winners. Grand prize winners will be divided between two kinds of participants:
Community Members (5)
Membership, ONWA Chapters and Councils (5)
Winners will be notified through ONWA’s social media channels, by email or telephone.
Prize Bundle includes:
Floral Art Paint Kit
Calling my Spirit Back book
(How you use the prize is up to you.)
“Ceremonies have enriched my life, and [provided] a strong connection with my mom, with my Nohkom, all of my ancestors, and a connection to the land.”
Ahkamayimo Linklater, Grandmothers to Granddaughters by Anna-Liza Badaloo, page 30 She Is Wise Magazine 2022 Spring/Summer edition
What defines a "mother"?
The Honouring Our Mothers promotion defines a mother as anyone who is a caregiver, who brings up (a child) with care and affection, and who looks after (someone) kindly and protectively. They do not have to be your biological parent. They can be your guardian, your foster parent, your aunt, your grandmother, or other relation. They can be living or in the Spirit World.
How do I participate?
Submit your entry through our Submission Form telling us about what "mother" means to you. Share a teaching from or tell us a story that reflects the role of a mother in your life.
How many entries can I submit?
You can submit one entry per person through our Submission Form.
How long is this promotion?
The promotion begins on Monday May 1st, 2023 and ends on Sunday, May 14th at 11:59pm EST. Draw will take place and winner's will be announced on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023.
Who can participate?
Anyone – women, men, youth and children!
What are the Rules and Regulations of this promotion?
Click here to read the full Rules and Regulations for this promotion. Please be aware that by participating in this promotion you agree to follow the Rules and Regulations outlined for this promotion.