BSNC seeks nominations for the Young Providers Awards and Youth Culture Bearer Award. These awards will annually recognize one young person in the region, and one young person who lives out of region, who serve as positive examples and who contribute on a daily basis to the health and well-being of their families, communities and culture.
These awards recognize young people who perpetuate Alaska Native culture and a positive lifestyle not by measure of academic or financial success, but by serving as positive examples and providing for their community in the one or more of the following ways:
The recipients will be awarded $1,000 each. The deadline for nominations is July 7, 2023. Nominations will be accepted from family members, tribal and corporation board members, schoolteachers or administrators and community members.