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2006 First-Place Essays

The following students were the "first-place" winners in the 2006 Young Native Writers Essay Contest and each participated in an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. and received college scholarships. Click on the student's name to open a PDF of their essay. (NOTE: You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF file).

Pearl Walker
Cass Lake, MN
$5,000 Scholarship Winner
Tammi Beaulieu
Red Lake, MN
$2,500 Scholarship Winner
Ryan Auginash
Redby, MN
$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Luisa Gonzalez-Rivera
Redby, MN
$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Ashley White
Redby, MN
$1,000 Scholarship Winner