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2009 Essays Winners

The following students were the winners in the 2009 Young Native Writers Essay Contest. Click on the student's name to view their essay.

Mariah Oney
(Navajo/Yup'ik)
Phoenix, AZ
($5,000 scholarship)
Essay #25257
 
Rob Boling
(Comanche)
Hinsdale, IL
($2,500 scholarship)
Essay #25268 
Helena Cross
(Mandan Hidatsa)
Missoula, MT
($1,000 scholarship)
Essay #25195 
Craig Merrick
(Northern Cheyenne/Sioux)
Ledyard, CT
($1,000 scholarship)
Essay #25272 
Kelsey Proctor
(Muscogee Creek)
Hanna, OK
($1,000 scholarship)
Essay #25261