HOLLYWOOD – Artworks by three youngsters were selected as the winners in the Native Learning Center’s “What Home Means To Me” poster contest. NLC, based in Hollywood, announced the winners July 2. The contest was open to youth in all tribal communities.
Lauren Doctor, from the Seminole Tribe, won the 14-18 age division. Hayden Bahazhoni Conner (Navajo) won the 11-13 group. Imalah Knapp (Penobscot Indian Nation) won the 5-10 category.
Honorable mentions were also awarded, including to the Seminole Tribe’s Jayden Henderson (5-10), Taina Billie (11-13) and Daleen Osceola (14-18).
NLC created the contest “to bring our Native communities together by highlighting the household and how it brings comfort to our Native Youth” and “to take our communities minds off of the day-to-day crisis of Covid-19″ while focusing on creativity, ingenuity and self-determination.
For more results and contest entries click here.