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Winner Get ready for the 2018 Northwestern Ontario Aboriginal Youth Achievement & Recognition Awards!

Mark Your Calendars!
Make note of the upcoming events!

Save the Date! The 14th Annual Northwestern Ontario Aboriginal Youth Achievement & Recognition Awards will take place Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 at the Italian Cultural Centre in Thunder Bay.

September 2017 Sponsorship & Nomination Forms will be available online

September 23rd 2nd Annual Wasaya and United Way Plane Pull for Charity (proceeds to AYARA)

October 2017 Two bit Auction fundraiser at West Thunder Community Centre (all proceeds to AYARA)

Thank you to everyone who continue to make this event successful each year.

The AYARA Committee is comprised of all volunteers and community members who represent organizations in Northwestern Ontario. We are committed to encourage and reward Aboriginal youth who focus on innovative ways of learning about and planning for their future.

Thank you to The Wasaya United Way Plane Pull that took place on October 1st, 2016. Thirteen teams of six took turns pulling a 27000lb Dash 8 aircraft to raise money for both The United Way and The NWO Aboriginal Youth Achievement & Recognition Awards!

plane pull

Click here to download the nomination package!

Our 2017 Sponsors

City of Thunder Bay Negahneewin
Matawa Lakehead University Aboriginal Initiatives Lakehead Public Schools
Thunder Bay Catholic school Board Thunder Bay Police Service Wasaya
Fort William First Nation OFNTSC

Northwestern Ontario Aboriginal Youth Achievement and Recognition Awards

Mail: Suite 271
1100 Memorial Avenue
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 4A3
E-mail: info@ayara.ca
Phone: (807) 474-2351

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