CNAY’s Two-Spirit LGBTQIA Youth Project Visits Portland, Oregon

June 26-28, CNAY staff visited the Portland, Oregon area to meet with and learn from Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA programs, leaders, and allies. This outreach trip is the first of three engagement opportunities through CNAY's new project to support Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA Native youth. CNAY was joined by Se-ah-dom Edmo, the Movement Building Director at the Western … Continue reading CNAY’s Two-Spirit LGBTQIA Youth Project Visits Portland, Oregon

SAMHSA Youth Empowerment Webinar Spotlight: Mariah Gladstone

The Center for Native American Youth partnered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center for a three-part webinar series on youth empowerment in Indian Country. On June 21, 2017, CNAY and SAMHSA featured 2017 Champion for Change Mariah Gladstone. She discussed her work as founder of … Continue reading SAMHSA Youth Empowerment Webinar Spotlight: Mariah Gladstone

6/1 Gen-I NOW: Intern at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Qey! Tan Kahk? (Hello, How are You? in the Passamaquoddy Language) This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about an internship opportunity at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. If you have an interest in cultural preservation, historic preservation, learning about laws affecting tribes, working with Native Youth, or helping with outreach and goals … Continue reading 6/1 Gen-I NOW: Intern at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

5/23 Gen-I NOW: NIJ Travel Scholarships ✈

Haé !  — (Hello in the Seneca language!) pronounced: Ha-ay This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the National Institute of Justice's Native Student Travel Scholarships: Connecting STEM and Justice. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is looking for five (5) qualified undergrad or grad students to attend the International Association of Chiefs of … Continue reading 5/23 Gen-I NOW: NIJ Travel Scholarships ✈

5/17 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Village to Raise a Child Global Trailblazers

Náwah!– (Hello in the Pawnee Language) This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the2017 Village to Raise a Child (VTRAC) Global Trailblazers cohort. Village to Raise a Child is a program established by the Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative that identifies and nurtures five young social entrepreneurs from around the world. These five students—called “Global Trailblazers”— … Continue reading 5/17 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Village to Raise a Child Global Trailblazers

Serve as an Objective Reviewer for the Indian Health Service

Are you a community member with experience serving and working in Indian Country? The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) is looking to expand recruitment efforts for their objective review committees (ORC) for their notice of funding opportunities. The IHS DBH is seeking community members with experience serving and working in Tribal communities … Continue reading Serve as an Objective Reviewer for the Indian Health Service

CNAY Hosts Filipino Youth Leaders in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, May 4, 2017, Washington, D.C. —  Twenty-eight Filipino youth from Mindanao, the southern region of the Philippines, participating in the Philippine Youth Leadership Program visited with CNAY at the Aspen Institute. In a roundtable discussion, the visiting young leaders learned more about indigenous peoples in the U.S., CNAY, and Generation Indigenous. Sponsored by Northern Illinois University and the U.S. … Continue reading CNAY Hosts Filipino Youth Leaders in Washington, D.C.

2017 Champions for Change Speak at Casey Family Programs Meeting with Tribal Leaders

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Baltimore, MD — 2017 Champions for Change, Nancy Deere-Turney (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) and Sam Schimmel (Kenaitze/St. Lawrence Island Siberian Yupik), along with CNAY staff, attended Casey Family Program's National Tribal Leader Meeting held at the Marriott Inner Harbor Camden Yards. The topic of the meeting was "Safe Children. Strong Families. Supportive Communities." That morning, CNAY Founder and … Continue reading 2017 Champions for Change Speak at Casey Family Programs Meeting with Tribal Leaders

Intern with CNAY this Summer!

Hello Indian Country! Here at the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) we are excited to announce that the application for our 2017 summer internship 2017 is now live! This internship is a great opportunity for those interested in participating in meaningful work in Indian Country and learning about the nonprofit world. Applicants must be … Continue reading Intern with CNAY this Summer!