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Earle R. Wilcox Memorial Awards

Earle R. Wilcox Memorial Awards honor individuals who have made significant contributions in the field of Indian forestry and natural resources. These awards are given in honor of Mr. Earle R. Wilcox, who will always be remembered for his significant achievements on behalf of Indian people and their forests.

The 2021 awards nomination deadline date was January 29, 2021. These awards are given annually, and were presented virtually at the Annual Symposium on May 20, 2021.

Bright Star Awards

The Executive Board of the Council established the Bright Star Award to recognize and honor career contributions by individuals who have advanced the management and stewardship of Native American natural resources vital to the cultures and economies of tribal communities.

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