Awards - Sponsored by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
The Morning Star Flash Fiction Contest
Deadline February 20th
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The Morning Star Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of 800 words or less.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.
Submissions due January 15, 2015.
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.
Applicants may submit work to P. Jane Hafen, Awards Coordinator, email@example.com
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
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Winner of the 2011 Award:
Winner of the 2010 Award:
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