Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award
The James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award recognizes
Aboriginal youth for their creative writing talent. Every year up
to six Aboriginal students each receive the award of $2,500. The
award is named after the Honourable James Bartleman who was the
27th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, serving from 2002 2007.
Mr. Bartleman was the first Aboriginal Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
The award was set up as a legacy to his efforts in promoting literacy
among Aboriginal youth.