Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 AARP Indian Elder Honors.


 


The Fourth Annual AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder Honors will recognize 50 outstanding tribal elders who have made a positive impact in their tribe, community, state or country. Nominations can be submitted by tribal

governments or by individuals now through May 31st.


 


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 AARP Indian Elder Honors.

 

The Fourth Annual AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder Honors will recognize 50 outstanding tribal elders who have made a positive impact in their tribe, community, state or country. Nominations can be submitted by tribal
governments or by individuals now through May 31st.

 

The goal is to have at least one honoree from each of Oklahoma’s 38-federally recognized Indian tribes, she said.

 

Nominees must be an enrolled member of a federally-recognized Oklahoma Indian Tribe and must be living.

 

Past honorees have included linguists, artists, ministers, educators, veterans, tribal and community leaders,
matriarchs and patriarchs.

 

Nominations are being accepted online at: www.aarp.org/ok, or via a letter of nomination explaining the contribution of the nominee and mailed directly to:  AARP Oklahoma at 126 N. Bryant, Edmond, OK 73034.