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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Roman Chavez Turns Rubik's Cubes into Teaching Tools for Youth of Color

Roman Chavez is a proud member of the Santo Domingo Pueblo. He currently lives in Oakland, California, and is a rising high school sophomore. Chavez took the Gen-I Challenge by committing to support youth of color in math – using a Rubik’s cube.  

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2018 Gen-I MBF Fellows

MEET THE GEN-I MOVEMENT BUILDERS FELLOWS
Click here to learn more about the Generation Indigenous Movement Builders Fellowship.  

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Native Youth Autumn Adams Advocates for Foster Care Reform

The Center for Native American Youth partnered with the National Foster Youth Institute to increase Native youth participation in its Congressional Shadow Day program and host a roundtable discussion on Native foster youth issues. The following blog post was contributed by program participant Autumn Adams.   

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