Miiyu! (“Hello” in the Pechanga Luiseno language)
This Gen-I NOW message provides information about the National Conference on Cultural-Based Nutrition & Fitness for Native American Youth!
This free two-day conference will take place in Farmington, NM from April 28-29. Conference participants will be trained by top experts in the country in best practices for incorporating physical fitness into daily classroom lessons. Cooking workshops will also be held to demonstrate ways to use natural and healthy roots, fruits, and vegetables as snacks. Additional workshops will focus on organizational and administrative capacity building.
Who should attend? Educators, administrators, food service staff, nutritionists, non-profits, youth serving professionals, and other organizations serving the education and/or nutrition needs of AI/AN youth and families.
There is limited seating available so visit the link below to learn more about the conference and registration process.
Conference information: http://capacitybuilders.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/conf-flyer.pdf
We encourage you to visit the Center for Native American Youth’s website (www.cnay.org) for a comprehensive list of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in the Center for Native American Youth and Generation Indigenous.
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