Writing Contest Winners

Writing Contest Honorable Mentions

Other top-ranked entries

  • Stolen Sisters by Diamond Williams of Haskell Indian Nations University

    Poetry

    Homing In

    Vivian M. Carroll

    I fly, silver wings above clouds,
    tracking yesterday through winds
    tuned to stellar frequency—

  • Tree of Life by Brooke McNae of College of the Muscogee Nation

    Memoir / Narrative

    Autumn’s Reign

    Shayla Gayton

    All I knew was that I lost one of my best friends. Then, I cried hard, like a dam bursting.

  • Mo by Moriah Thompson of Sitting Bull College

    Fiction

    Turtle Mountain Blessing

    Celeste Keplin

    As the evening star appeared, the despair that she’d kept locked in a fist grip behind her moved in close, as if the tiny light had beckoned it forward.

Art and Photography

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Film

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