Awards - Sponsored by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
The Morning Star Flash Fiction Contest
Deadline and Details for 2016: To be Announced
Prize: Free Registration for NALS 2015 and 2016 ($500)
Judge: Special Anonymous Guest
The Morning Star Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of 800 words or less. Awarded piece is selected through a submission process open to all writers.
Procedure: We will be using a blind judging process for the sake of integrity. Please attach manuscript as a .doc or .pdf file without identifying factors (name, address, etc.) and include a brief bio in the body of the email. Use the link below to pay the entry fee. Note: manuscript will not be considered without payment.
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Beatrice Medicine Award for Scholarship in American Indian Studies
This award will be given for an outstanding essay and/or book. It is open to anybody who has published in Native American Studies for this calendar year, 2014. Previous winners and members of the NALS board are not eligible for the award.
Deadline: To be Announced
The award is voted on by the members of the Native American Literature Symposium board.
Phillip Carroll Morgan
"X-Marks:Native Signatures of Assent"
"An Anishinaabe Tribalography: Investigating and Interweaving Conceptions of Identity during the 1910s on the White Earth Reservation"
"Native America Writes Back: The Origin of the Indigenous Paradigm in Historiography."
"Living My Native Life Deadly": Red Lake, Ward Churchill, and the Discourses of Competing Genocides."
American Indian Literary Nationalism
Past Winners of The Morning Star Award in Creative Writing
Winner of the 2012 Award:
Winner of the 2011 Award:
Winner of the 2010 Award:
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