Abbi Fitzgerald Named Inaugural CNAY-Brown Scholar

A member of the Blackfeet tribe in Montana, Abbi Fitzpatrick grew up in a reservation border town near the “backbone of the world,” Glacier National Park. The seventeen-year-old dynamo is entering her senior year this fall at Cut Bank High School and dreams of someday attending an Ivy League university. She is both a driven student and an inspiring leader in her community, which led her to be awarded the inaugural CNAY-Brown Summer Program Scholarship. 
 

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SAMHSA Youth Empowerment Webinar Spotlight: Mariah Gladstone

The Center for Native American Youth partnered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center for a three-part webinar series on youth empowerment in Indian Country.  

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Champion for Change Awarded Truman Scholarship

April 12, 2017 - Washington, DC. Rory Taylor (Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma), a Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) Champion for Change, has just been named a recipient of the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship award. 

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Spotlight: Gen-I Youth Ambassador Maka Monture

Meet Maka Monture, Gen-I Youth Ambassador. Maka, 23 years old, is Tlingit and Mohawk from Yakutat, Alaska, and currently resides in Anchorage.Maka has been involved with environmental issues since high school and is a recipient of various awards and keynote speaking opportunities for her efforts as an environmental activist. 

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