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This announcement in my email brightens my day.

Young Native Writers Essay Contest

The National Museum of the American Indian, in partnership with the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce a call for entries for the annual Young Native Writers Essay Contest.

Five selected essayists, and the teachers that inspired their participation, will win an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. in July 2010 and a $2,500 scholarship.

Learn more.

<< Image: Mariah Oney (Navajo) from Phoenix, Arizona, was the top scholarship recipient in 2009.

Please don’t keep this a secret. Pass it on. And many thanks to the National Museum of the American Indian for the alert


& gratitude to the sponsors, Holland & Knight.   Good luck to the young writers.