The University of Arkansas School of Law’s Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative held its Native Youth in Food & Agriculture Summer Leadership Summit July 17-26 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Gen-I Ambassador Kelsey Janway (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) attended the conference to learn how she and other Native youth leaders can contribute to food sovereignty in … Continue reading Gen-I Ambassador Attends Food Sovereignty Conference
On July 15, Gen-I Ambassadors Isabella Zizi and Quinn Buchwald joined Native America Calling to discuss the effects of climate change on tribal communities and the role of Native youth in combating this rapidly growing problem. Isabella and Quinn were recommended for the show because of their leadership in educating others about the ways in which climate change … Continue reading Gen-I Ambassadors Discuss Climate Change on Native America Calling
Youth Spotlight – Layha Spoonhunter Celebrates Two Spirit Pride Layha Spoonhunter is a strong advocate for Two Spirit and Native LGTBQ youth. From the Human Rights Campaign to UNITY conferences to the White House, Layha is raising awareness of Two Spirit history and current issues in both Native and non-Native communities. Click here to learn … Continue reading June Highlights from the Center for Native American Youth
As part of the White House Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) invited young leaders, tribes, and youth serving organizations to take the Gen-I Challenge and elevate stories of Native youth creating positive change in their communities. Below are some Gen-I Challenge takers who are making a difference in their communities! … Continue reading Gen-I Challenge Spotlight!
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NEWSLETTER APRIL 2016 View the full newsletter as a web page Youth Spotlight – Champion for Change Dahkota Brown Joins National Advisory Council on Indian Education Dahkota Brown became a Champion for Change in 2013 for founding Native Education Raising Dedicated Students (NERDS), a nonprofit organization focused on Native student retention and support. Now, Dahkota will … Continue reading April Updates from the Center for Native American Youth
On Wednesday, February 24, CNAY hosted a meeting with leadership from the National Indian Education Association to explore strategies for increased engagement of educators, school support staff, and Native youth leaders in relation to the Generation Indigenous movement. Previously, CNAY and NIEA have collaborated to share educational resources that promote and support academic achievement for … Continue reading CNAY Hosts Meeting with National Indian Education Association
As part of the White House's Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) invited young leaders, tribes, and youth serving organizations to take the Gen-I Challenge and elevate stories of Native youth creating positive change in their communities. CNAY also invited Native youth to join the Gen-I Youth Ambassador program to … Continue reading Gen-I Challenge Acceptor Profiles – Healthy Activities