Calling all Métis artists ages 0-12 to apply to have their Christmas illustrations in our Christmas book! We are producing our own Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Early Learning Christmas Book and we need your children’s drawings to illustrate it.

To participate young artists need to meet the following criteria:

  • One parent, legal guardian, or the child must be an MNO citizen and reside in Ontario (proof of MNO citizenship will be required when applying)
  • Children must be between the ages of 0 to 12 years

Other considerations:

  • Multiple applicants per family are welcome!
  • Parents/Guardians will be required to sign consent forms for your child’s artwork to be utilized.

To apply, email Heather Ferguson at Please use “Christmas Book Illustration Application” as the subject line and include the following information in your email:

  • Shipping Address (home address: street, city, and postal code). Please Note: We cannot ship to PO boxes
  • Your phone number
  • Email address
  • Proof of MNO citizenship
  • Number of children submitting artwork and their full name and age

Applications will be accepted from June 1 to June 8, 2022. Families will be provided a page from our Christmas book and the children will create illustrations using the page for inspiration. Further details will be provided upon application. Although we appreciate all artwork submissions, not all will be selected to be featured in the Christmas book.