1st Place – Drawing & Congressional Award

Title of Art Piece: Loss of Indigenous Language, Culture, and Advocation
Category: Drawing – 2022
Student/Artist’s Name: Analea Rexford
School: Wasilla High School
Grade: 11th
Artist Statement:

This art piece of a young native girl with tape over her mouth to show how they were not allowed to speak their native language, which has led to many native children and parents not even knowing their language today.

Artwork Dimensions: 9″ wide x 12″ high