Arizona Indian Living Treasures Awards

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Malinda Powskey


Malinda Powskey was born and raised on the Hualapai Reservation in Peach Springs, Arizona. She is a member of the Big Sandy and Chloride Bands. She has co-authored and co-published numerous publications in preservation of the Hualapai language, including a Dictionary of the Hualapai Language and Hualapai Reference Grammar.

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Previous AILTA Recipients

Royce Manuel
Craft: Calendar Stick Carrier, Men’s Agave Basket Making, Storyteller
Tribe: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
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