Mubarak Awad in Native Blanket

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June 2009. This Award is from Native Americans for my work to help Native American youth and training Native American social workers to work with their young people.

I was adopted by the tribe elders as a Native American, and I was asked to tell them about the Palestinian/Israeli problem.

I invited several tribe leaders to Vienna to attend an International human right conference and participate as well as present their ideas and future

I also invited Native American tribe leaders to be part of groups who are not recognized by the UN. The tribe developed a strategy how to do work at the UN.

The blanket represent different Nations and is a symbolic for


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