Writing Contest Winners

Writing Contest Honorable Mentions

Other top-ranked entries

  • For My Grandpa by Caitlyn Whiteman of Fort Peck Community College



    Douglas Suano Bootes

      Driving to a trailhead with sunrise blazing scarlet over cool mountain umber. See the profile, the ears,…

  • Super Moon by Penelope Seitler of Sinte Gleska University


    Floyd’s Thankful Tree

    Rhiannon Boyd

    Beeeeeeeeeep! “Hey! Watch where you’re going!” I was awake, but between the tears clouding my vision and the…

  • Dakota Floral by Avis Charley of the Institute of American Indian Arts



    Antonio Gomez

    Thump! Thump! Thump! I tossed around like a fish out of water trying to fall back asleep. Thump!…

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    Scarlett Cortez

    Believing that things happen for a reason enables us to come to terms with the fact that there are things in life we just can’t account for or control.

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    The Red Shawl Solidarity Project

    Scarlett Cortez

    The Red Shawl Solidarity Project serves to honor survivors and bring awareness to domestic and sexual violence in Indigenous communities. Pass it on.

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    Ryan Winn

    Putting the final touches on an essay can sometimes be the most challenging step in the writing process. Here are a few tips aspiring writers.

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