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Jesse Monongya's Community Involvment

Jesse is very active increasing the technical challenges in creating his jewelry, additionally he is very invlovled his community both in the Native American Artist community and many social outreach programs.

Santa Fe Market, Judge
Heard Museum Invitational Show, Judge
Heard Museum Youth Fair, Judge
Red Earth Indian Show, Judge
American Indian History Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Donor
Clifford Beck Foundation, Donor
Scottsdale Art Insitute, Donor
Scottsdale Indian Artisit of America Show, Board Member and Donor
Heard Museum, "Best of Show" Sponsor Donor - 4 years
Appointed Co-Chairman for the U.S. Department of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Natural History Museum, Outside Artist Consultant for the 2004 World Tour Exhibit
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Board Member
Southwest Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA)
        2002 Bracelet Donor
        2003 Drangonfly Cross Necklace Donation
        2004 Donation
        2006 18k Gold Tufa Cast Bracelet
"Living Legacy" Award by the United States Department of the Interior
        Nationally recognized Master Inlay Jeweler
Heard Museum, 18k Gold Tufa Cast Spider Belt Buckle, 2006
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
        "The Garland" Bracelet on Permanent Display, September 2007
Maricopa Community College Foundation for American Indian Students
        (In Memory of Stephanie Monongye) 2008 - Current
Heard Museum Moondance, "Geese Migration" Bracelet Donation 2009
Heard Museum, Native Expressions Benefit, 2012