CNAY Connects with Tribal Leaders, Programs, and Native Youth in California

During the first week of December, CNAY's Erik Stegman traveled to Palm Springs to represent the Center for Native American Youth at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP) Tribal Youth Conference and the Office for Victims of Crime's annual Indian Nations Conference. At both events, Erik presented CNAY's findings from youth roundtables, the … Continue reading CNAY Connects with Tribal Leaders, Programs, and Native Youth in California

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International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health – Call for Abstracts and Proposals

The International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health (IMICH), held every two years, focuses on innovative clinical care models and community-based public health approaches for children and youth in First Nations, Inuit, Métis, American Indian, Alaska Native and other Indigenous communities around the world. Co-hosted by the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics, this meeting … Continue reading International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health – Call for Abstracts and Proposals

[WEBINAR] The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center will host a webinar entitled The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities on July 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT. This presentation will explore peer mentors and recovery circles as culturally-based mechanisms to address substance misuse and … Continue reading [WEBINAR] The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities

Native Voice Network Seeks Social Media Intern

The Native Voice Network (NVN) was formally established in 2012 as a collaborative network of Native American families and organizations that mobilize through indigenous cultural values to inspire positive change in Native communities. The NVN is seeking a social media intern to support project management of social media campaigns and manage the network’s social media platforms. The Social Media … Continue reading Native Voice Network Seeks Social Media Intern

Webinar on the Intersection of Violence and Disability in Indian Country – 4/19

Exploring the Intersection of Violence and Disability in “Indian Country”: A Panel Discussion Time: 2:00-3:30 pm EST Host: Vera Institute of Justice Center on Victimization and Safety 04/19/2016 Over the last decade, great strides have been made to address violence against people with disabilities in communities across the country. However, less is known about violence … Continue reading Webinar on the Intersection of Violence and Disability in Indian Country – 4/19

CNAY Speaks at Congressional Briefing on Native Children’s Mental Health

Teddy McCullough, CNAY Fellow, spoke on a panel during a Congressional briefing about Native children's mental health. Teddy spoke about Generation Indigenous, as well as his personal stories about drug and alcohol abuse and mental health issues within his family. American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children face significant challenges in accessing needed mental health … Continue reading CNAY Speaks at Congressional Briefing on Native Children’s Mental Health

CNAY Attends 2016 State of Indian Nations

On January 14, CNAY staff joined other advocates for Indian Country at the 2016 State of Indian Nations hosted by the National Congress of American Indians. NCAI President Brian Cladoosby provided the address two days after President Obama's State of the Union speech to promote self-determination and identify priorities for NCAI in the upcoming year. President … Continue reading CNAY Attends 2016 State of Indian Nations

Jan 13 Gen-I NOW Message: Peabody Essex Museum Native Fellowship Program

Raji ke. Pi ke! ("Welcome!" in the Otoe-Missouria language) This NOW message shares information about the Peabody Essex Museum's Native American Fellowship Program! The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, offers summer fellowship opportunities for graduate students and cultural professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native background. Selected applicants complete a full-time, 10-week fellowship in Salem, Massachusetts, … Continue reading Jan 13 Gen-I NOW Message: Peabody Essex Museum Native Fellowship Program