CNAY Staff Joins 2nd Annual Intertribal Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

Monday, September 25, 2017, Anacortes, WA Continuing the success of the first Intertribal Youth Suicide Prevention Summit initatiated by the Lummi Nation, the Swinomish Youth Council in Northwest Washington state hosted the event for a second consecutive year in their community. With the theme, "I Choose Life; Embracing Your Sacredness," this year's summit brought together over 50 Native youth from neighborhing tribes and communities. 
 

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CNAY Visits Akwesasne Mohawk Community

In September 2017, CNAY staff visited the Akwesasne Mohawk community in northern New York to explore existing and potential supports for the local Two-Spirit community. Josie and Amber met with community members, service providers, and two of CNAY’s Two Spirit Project Advisory Panel (PAP) Members to gather varying perspectives on what is needed to support LGBTQIA+ Native youth. 

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Gen-I Ambassadors Experience Cross-Cultural Sharing and the Outdoors at Fresh Tracks Training Summit

Friday, July 14, 2017, National Conservation Training Center, WV — "What does it mean to be an engaged citizen?” Over the course of five days, 40 young leaders from across the U.S. and one from Hong Kong met at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV to discuss this question and more. 

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