Mvskoke Youth Awards

In 2016, the Mvskoke Nation Youth Services (MNYS) created two awards modeled after the Center for Native American Youth's Champion for Change Awards.  The Mvnettvlke Onaya (Youth Visionary) award recognizes Mvskoke Youth ages 12-24 making an impact and inspiring their community. In addition to recognizing youth champions, MNYS also created the Vculvlke Mvnettvlke Emvnicv which means “old who helps the young”.  This award recognizes adults ages 25 and older who work to improve the lives of Mvskoke youth.  In 2019, MNYS expanded the awards to include a youth and adult for each MNYS program goal.

We are no longer accepting nominations. If you know a Mvskoke youth or adult who is deserving of this award, come back next March and nominate them for next year's awards!

Mvnettvlke Onaya Awards

(Youth Visionary)

Vculvlke Mvnettvlke Emvnicv Awards

(Old Who Helps the Young)

Previous Year Recipients


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