Meet the "Native American Youth: Drawing Strength from Tribal Cultures" Panelists

Nicholas Courtney, Makah Nation and Modoc
Age: 24; Hometown: Auburn, WA  

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CNAY Releases Inaugural State of Native Youth Report

On December 1, CNAY hosted a public event at the Aspen Institute featuring a panel discussion with Native youth and community leaders in conjunction with the release of our inaugural State of Native Youth report

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​Native American Youth: Drawing Strength from Our Cultures

Every day, Native American youth across the country are taking positive action to accomplish incredible things together. They are drawing on the strength of their tribal cultures to tackle a suicide epidemic 2.5 times the national rate, the serious and disproportionate rate that they are involved in the juvenile justice and foster care systems, and some of the lowest education outcomes in the country, to name a few.  

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CNAY Attends Oral Health Meeting in Minnesota

In mid-November, CNAY staff traveled to Minneapolis to attend a one-day conference at the University of Minnesota focused on oral health and the utilization of mid-level dental providers. The meeting provided CNAY with opportunities to visit dental clinics and training facilities currently using mid-level dental providers to see firsthand how they are expanding access to dental care. 

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