ICT: Essay Contest Asks Entrants to Write About Cultural Images, Symbols

Here and the rules and prompt question are here. An excerpt from the prompt:

High school students responding to this year’s writing contest should write an essay of no more than 1,200 words that addresses the following prompt:

2014 Prompt–Images of Native America
Write an essay about one or more of the cultural images, symbols, or art forms that have been historically utilized by your community (American Indian, Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian) to communicate a particular message or value or serve a specific purpose. The essay should:

  • Describe the image(s), symbol(s) or art forms (hereinafter, collectively, “image”);

  • Explain how the image was historically used by the community;

  • Reflect on your own experience (including your thoughts and feelings) with the image;

  • Suggest why or how the image is still relevant today.

See contest rules below for complete details and submission requirements. If this is your first essay contest experience, please click here for some Writing Tips

The entry deadline is 11:59:59 pm ET on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

We appreciate your feedback, please leave a comment!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s