Eagle Rare Life Award Nominee

Dawn Karima

Date Added

November 28th, 2016

CHARITY

Wells Of Victory Inc.

Category

Devotion

VOTES

183

VIEWS

2511
The voting for the contest is closed
 

“Dawn directs Wells of Victory, a 501(c)3 non profit that uplifts minority communities through Spirituality, Media, Education and the Arts.”

To Whom It May Concern,

I am writing you to personally recommend Dawn Karima as a phenomenal choice for the Eare Life Award. Her accomplishments and non-profit work speak for themselves. She is a Native American Music Award winning artist, an accomplished author and poet, an Indigenous Artist Activist Award winner, an Indigenous Music Award nominee for her CD "The Stars of Heaven, and for her radio talk show, A Conversation With Dawn Karima. She is also the author of a new poetry book, SINGING OF THE STARS and the Co-author of CHILDREN LEARN WHAT THEY READ, a book about multiculturalism in children’s literature. Dr Karima is the author of two novels: THE WAY WE MAKE SENSE, a finalist for the Native American First Book Award, and THE MARRIAGE OF SAINTS, a volume in University of Oklahoma's American Indian Studies Series and a Finalist for the New Mexico Book Award. This Creek/Cherokee Shellshaker, Women's Traditional Southern Cloth powwow dancer, Jingle Dress Dancer, Indigenous Theologian, Filmmaker and Journalist is a graduate of Harvard University, who holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The Ohio State University and a Ph.D. conducted at University of Kentucky/Trinity Seminary. A prominent Speaker, Educator, Artist and Consultant, this AKADEMIA MUSIC AWARD WINNER is available to hire for speaking engagements, presentations, media making, academic instruction, concerts, performances, storytelling and cultural education. Dawn directs Wells of Victory, a 501(c)3 non profit that uplifts minority communities through Spirituality, Media, Education and the Arts. I have known her personally for over 10 years, and as someone who has witnessed her talents and abilities firsthand, I highly recommend her for the award, Thank you for your time and consideration.
Sincerely,
Michael Thomas