Writing Contest Winners

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  • Don't by Carmen Selam of the Institute of American Indian Arts


    The One Thing

    Pat Natseway

    There were many times when Nelson would sit in his chair when all the kids were gone and…

  • Flute Player by Amanda Beardsley of the Institute of American Indian Arts


    My First Bowling Plaque

    Jacob Doney

    The sunlight blazed brightly through the thin, white curtains of the motel room, piercing the darkness. Drowsy from…

  • Star Infancy 3C219 by Gregory M. Analla of the Institute of American Indian Arts


    Sister’s Giveaway

    Ruby Hansen Murray

    You could have worn the black stripe Pendleton yourself if you’d come down to Oklahoma to get named…

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    Celina Gray

    Small class sizes and a community atmosphere are assets for tribal colleges. However, the ability of small colleges, tribal or not, to retain students of all shapes and sizes from colorful backgrounds can also be a liability.

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    Celina Gray

    As we head into an uncertain future, we, as concerned citizens, need to step up, stay informed, and help our neighbors.

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    Teacher Appreciation

    Celina Gray

    Good teachers should inspire us all-they are mentors who enrich our education and deserve our appreciation and respect.

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