Wednesday, November 19, 2008


Howka brothers and sisters, I know we have many talented tribal members and I am hoping some of our youth will apply for this competition. see the email below that was sent to me..

We at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Indian Education are excited that the 2009 Native American Student Artist Competition (SAC) is underway! We want to remind everyone that all artwork and essays must be postmarked by Friday, Jan. 16, 2009 and provide you with an overview of what you can find on the website.
Instructions for entering the SAC – Everything you need to know to enter the competition is in one convenient place. For instructions, rules, and forms, check out the 2009 SAC Instructions.SAC Registration – All students are required to register their entry online or by calling our toll-free number 1-866-259-0060. New this year: teachers can register groups of students with their own registration form, and writers can upload their essay instead of mailing it in.Previous winners – Check out the Art Gallery and Essay Collection to view winners from the competition’s previous 4 years.Art and writing tips – Need some help getting started on your essay? Ever wonder how to keep colors from bleeding when working with watercolors? Visit the Art Tips section of the website for these topics and much more.Exhibit – The 2008 exhibit is still traveling around the country to schools, museums, and galleries. To find a location near you, check out the exhibit schedule. If you are interested in hosting the 2009 exhibit, please contact us.
Questions? Contact Rayanne Ganuelas at or 1-866-259-0060.

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