The Red Wing Human Rights Commission is still accepting nominations for the 2023 Amos Owen Award.
Nominations are open until Friday, September 15th and anyone in the general Red Wing area is eligible.
Since 2001, the annual Amos Owen Award has recognized local individuals for their work in promoting justice and equality for others based around human rights.
The award is named after Amos Owen, a Mdewakanton elder and spiritual leader from the Prairie Island Indian Community who worked tirelessly to preserve Dakota language and culture.
For the link to the to nomination form go to https://www.red-wing.org/ and look under City News.