2019 Champions Attend State of Indian Nations Address

On Monday, February 11th, the 2019 Champions for Change, Adam, Autumn, Shandiin, Charitie, and Madison attended the State of Indian Nations address, hosted by the National Congress of American Indians. The 2019 Champions were joined by youth from the MHA (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara) Nation Champions, a local youth leadership program. The event marked the 17th annual update on the State of Indian Nations and included a response by Representative Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women elected to Congress. 

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CNAY Welcomes New Staff to the Team

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is proud to announce the addition of three new staff members to our team in Washington, DC. With the addition of our new staff, CNAY is excited to move forward into 2019 to expand opportunities for Native youth to share their voices. Join us in welcoming our amazing new team members to CNAY:
 

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Youth Leaders Attend Indigenous People’s March in Washington, D.C.

On Friday January 18th, 2019, youth leaders along with Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) staff attended the Indigenous People’s March (IPM) in Washington, D.C. The IPM served as an opportunity to “Unite Indigenous peoples across the world to stand together and to bring awareness to the injustices affecting Indigenous, men, women, and children,” according to march organizers.  

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