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AMERIND Announces Winners of Its Nationwide Native American Poster Contest

 

November 5, 2021

Santa Ana Pueblo, N.M. – AMERIND announced the winners of its 2021 Safety Poster Contest. The annual competition is open to Native American artists in kindergarten through eighth grade and promotes safety throughout Indian Country.

Tribal housing authorities were invited to submit local winners to the AMERIND Safety Services Team. Voting took place on the Amerind website. From the nationwide entries, one winner was selected from each of the three age categories.

The age categories were kindergarten through grade three, grades four through six, and grades seven and eight. Each winner will receive $1,000. The winners are:

• Grades K-3

o Kenacious McGirt - Absentee Shawnee (Region 4)

• Grades 4-6

o Emilio Whiting - Karuk Tribe (Region 7)

• Grades 7-8

Isabell Coon - Lac Courte Oreilles (Region 2)

Award-winning Posters

• Grades K-3

o Kenacious McGirt - Absentee Shawnee (Region 4)

• Grades 4-6

o Emilio Whiting - Karuk Tribe (Region 7)

• Grades 7-8

o Isabell Coon - Lac Courte Oreilles (Region 2)

AMERIND creates affordable, sustainable insurance products and services for Indian Country. Founded in 1986, it is the only 100 percent Tribally owned and operated insurance company and has earned the A- (Excellent) rating from AM Best. Giving back to Indian Tribes is one of AMERIND's top priorities. More information is available on the website at AMERIND.com.

 

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