2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference Social Media Guide

For the third consecutive year, the Obama Administration has invited Native youth from across the country to participate in the annual White House Tribal Nations Conference (WHTNC) in Washington, DC. On Monday, Sept 26, American Indian and Alaska Native Youth Delegates will participate in the Tribal Nations Conference alongside elected Tribal leaders and federal officials. … Continue reading 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference Social Media Guide

Champions for Change Webinars Now On-Demand

In preparation for the November 15th deadline, the Center for Native American Youth hosted a couple of webinars to help interested applicants with the Champions for Change (CFC) application. The first webinar, Becoming Champions, was designed to help interested individuals with the Youth Application portion of the CFC application. 2016 Champions for Change  Christie Wildcat and Noah … Continue reading Champions for Change Webinars Now On-Demand

National Endowment for the Arts Honors Indigenous Artists with Events in Washington, DC

Join the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in celebrating nine of our nation’s master folk and traditional artists at two free events in Washington, DC. These artists are the recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.  Among this year’s recipients are three Native American artists: … Continue reading National Endowment for the Arts Honors Indigenous Artists with Events in Washington, DC

Learn How to Write Strong Recommendations at Our Next CFC Webinar

With deadline of the Champions for Change (CFC) application approaching, the Center for Native American Youth is hosting another webinar to help support interested Native youth with their application. This next webinar, Writing Strong Recommendations, is designed to help youth applicants find appropriate recommenders, as well as help potential recommenders learn how to write standout recommendations that … Continue reading Learn How to Write Strong Recommendations at Our Next CFC Webinar

RECAP – Becoming a Champion: Learn How to Organize a Strong Application from Past Champions for Change

On September 8th, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) hosted our very first Champions for Change (CFC) webinar to offer insight and guidance about the CFC program and application process. To learn more about the Champions for Change program, click here. Missed the webinar? Watch a recording here. The webinar, co-presented by 2016 Champions, … Continue reading RECAP – Becoming a Champion: Learn How to Organize a Strong Application from Past Champions for Change

CNAY Shares Resources during National Suicide Prevention Week

In the United States, one person completes suicide every 12.3 minutes. It’s estimated that more than 5 million people in the United States have been directly affected by suicide.[1] Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death – and happens at 2.5 times the national rate – for AI/AN youth between 15 and 24 years … Continue reading CNAY Shares Resources during National Suicide Prevention Week

9/1 Gen-I NOW: The Zumper Scholarship

(Ya’at’eeh) (Greetings in the Diné Bizaad language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about $1,000  Zumper College Scholarship: Zumper, a national home and apartment rental search site, is looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for … Continue reading 9/1 Gen-I NOW: The Zumper Scholarship

August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth

NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016 Youth Spotlight: CNAY Scholar Maria Walker Spends Summer at Columbia University Maria Walker, a rising high school senior from the White Mountain Apache Tribe, earned a full scholarship from CNAY to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students. While at Columbia, Maria studied business, finance, and economics while making friends and great connections that are … Continue reading August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth