Kellian Staggers Awarded CNAY Scholarship to Attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students

The Center for Native American Youth partners with Columbia University each year to offer a full-tuition, residential scholarship for one Native scholar to attend Columbia’s Summer Program for High School Students. During the 3-week summer immersion program, outstanding high school students explore their intellectual curiosity and interests in one area of study for an intensive … Continue reading Kellian Staggers Awarded CNAY Scholarship to Attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students

CNAY Joins Native Youth Visiting DC from Browning, Montana

On March 19, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) was invited to join a dinner conversation with 10 Native youth from the Blackfeet Nation visiting Washington, DC through a high school exchange initiative. The exchange program was made possible through a partnership with the Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. The students from Montana … Continue reading CNAY Joins Native Youth Visiting DC from Browning, Montana

Native Youth in Historic Preservation

What's one of our new year's resolutions for 2017? Increase opportunities for Native Youth even more than last year! The Center for Native American Youth and partners like the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) are committed to sharing opportunities to Native Youth everywhere and in every sector, including historic preservation. To start the new year, the Interagency Working Group on … Continue reading Native Youth in Historic Preservation

Columbia University Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer 2017

The joint Materials Research Center program at Columbia University and City College of NY (CCNY) supports support outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year. In addition, a joint Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program between Columbia and the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) may have additional openings. Those selected … Continue reading Columbia University Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer 2017

Two New Programs Focusing on State Early Childhood Policy

  Policy decisions focusing on children and families take place at the state level as well as at the federal level. To explore the possibility of extending its longstanding post-doctoral fellowship program focusing on federal child and family policy, the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is excited to be piloting two new state … Continue reading Two New Programs Focusing on State Early Childhood Policy

Nov 28 Gen-I NOW: #NativeEd Twitter Chat

Howa! – (Hello in the Osage Language) Ho-wah This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about a Native Education Twitter Chat taking place this Wednesday! The ACT Center for Equity in Learning and the Center for Native American Youth will host a Twitter chat this Wednesday to discuss priority issues in Native education and share resources … Continue reading Nov 28 Gen-I NOW: #NativeEd Twitter Chat

Introducing the Native American Career Success Academy

Native American Career Success Academy (NACSA) NACSA provides online learning courses to advance student knowledge on topics critical to their development as young adults and professionals. Students who participate in this pilot program will be expected to complete assignments individually & contribute to online discussions. All courses are available online through CANVAS. Completion of the … Continue reading Introducing the Native American Career Success Academy

Important Announcement: Champions for Change Application Deadline Extended

The Center for Native American Youth has extended the Champions for Change application deadline to Friday, November 18. Click here to apply.  Champions for Change (CFC) is a leadership development program designed to shine a national spotlight on Native youth like you who are leading positive change in your communities. The CFC program gives Native … Continue reading Important Announcement: Champions for Change Application Deadline Extended