My name is Alison Woody, aka Al. I am Din'e, Navajo. I come from Lukachukia, AZ, and reside in El Paso, Texas. I am a self-employed artist. I started drawing when I was 4 years old. I specialize in all media, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, and anything that has to do with art I can do. I painted this to fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. I hope it helps against the fight. I am proud to be Native American! DIN'E.
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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.
The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.