Gen-I Ambassadors Discuss Career Pathways in Medicine at AAP Events

As part of our commitment to strengthen career opportunities for Native youth, CNAY partnered with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to provide a platform for Native youth leaders at their recent events in Washington, DC. 

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Matthew Richardson Receives Gen-I Survey Grand Prize

Matthew Richardson is 21 years old and a citizen of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe. Matthew participated in the 2017 Gen-I Survey to bring awareness to Native cultures, tribes, and youth organizations in his home state of North Carolina.  

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Gen-I Survey Winner Kyle Durrant Shares His Story with CNAY

Kyle Durrant is from the Yakama Nation and is 24 years old. Kyle first learned about the 2017 Gen-I Survey through a text message from We R Native. He participated in the Gen-Survey to share his experiences as a young Native person living and studying health in New York City.  

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Gen-I Ambassador Jadyn Williams Honors Mvskoke Veterans with Tribute Video

Fourteen-year-old Jadyn Williams of the Muscogee Creek Nation in Mounds, OK is a member of the Glenpool Native American Student Association (NASA) and Mvskoke Youth Council. For her Gen-I Challenge, she has worked to honor, pay tribute to, and memorialize Mvskoke Veterans with her Muscogee Creek Nation Veteran Project. Jadyn created her first tribute video in 2015, which was featured on the Mvskoke Veterans Facebook page and has been viewed over 12,000 times to date. She also interviewed the Muscogee Creek Nation Honor Guard and created a video that was shared online by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). Her latest project was updating the Mvskoke Veteran tribute video. Watch Jadyn's video below:

 

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