2018 Creative Native Winners Announced

In 2018, the Center for Native American Youth launched its first ever Creative Native call for art, an art contest that supports Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old by providing them an opportunity to receive national recognition, funding for art supplies, and a $200 prize. This opportunity was also a new and exciting way to engage the Generation Indigenous Native Youth Network. CNAY is proud and honored to announce the winners of each age category.  

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CNAY Hosts Gen-I Workshop With Pathkeepers Native Youth Leadership Camp

40 Native youth attending the Pathkeepers 6th Annual Native Youth Leadership Camp joined CNAY staff at The National Indian Gaming Commission for a roundtable discussion and workshop on July 20. Pathkeepers for Indigenous Knowledge works to strengthen, maintain, and continually evolve American Indian governmental economic, educational, health, and sustainable community practices based on traditional and Indigenous knowledge. The Native Youth Leadership Camp provides youth with opportunities to experience traditional and cultural activities, identify healthy and sustainable food and life choices, and explore their personal interests and tribal identity. 

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CNAY Developing CFC Recognition Program With MHA Education Department

CNAY is working with the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara (MHA) Education Department to develop the second Champions for Change Youth Recognition Program within tribal communities.  

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