To ensure eligibility, nominate an artist, educator, or cultural preservationist who is:
- 60 years of age or over
- An enrolled member of a federally recognized Arizona Indian Tribe (the nominee does not have to be an Arizona resident in order to qualify).
Nominations for 2015 are now closed. 2016 nomination forms will be available in late summer 2016.
Established in 1988, Arizona Indian Living Treasures Awards is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and has recognized over 100 individuals who have demonstrated a lifetime of achievement.
Past recipients include Carl Gorman – Painter, Emory Sekaquaptewa – Silversmith/educator, R. Carlos Nakai – Performer, Charles Lolma – Jeweler/Potter, and Marvin Ringlero – Saddle maker.