Awards - Sponsored by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
Submissions due January 15, 2014.
The Beatrice Medicine Award for Scholarship in American Indian Studies
This award will be given for an outstanding essay published in 2013. This year NALS will be giving two awards as part of the scholarship. One will be awarded for outstanding essay and the other for outstanding book.
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
The Morning Star Award in Creative Writing
Winner of the 2011 Award:
Winner of the 2010 Award:
This award honors those early Native writers whose voices guide us today. The Morning Star Award will given to an emerging creative writer for a first manuscript and will alternate between prose and poetry. An author may submit in only one genre.
In addition to the manuscript, the applicants or nominees should submit a short (2-3 page) essay about the literary significance of one of the women listed below playing closest attention to their fiction, poetry, or plays.
Send inquiries, nominations, or submissions to email@example.com.
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