Save the Date! Meet the Champions on February 13

Hear the inspiring stories that led Damien, Isabel, Shawna, EllaMae, and Anthony to be named 2018 Champions for Change. Collectively, these five Native American youth leaders are working to connect Native youth with the healing power of tribal lands, reintegrate formerly incarcerated Native Americans, advocate for Native youth in foster care, revitalize Native languages, and eliminate race-based mascots.  

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CNAY Announces 2018 Champions for Change

Washington, DC, January 11, 2018 -- The Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) will celebrate its sixth cohort of CNAY Champions for Change through a series of recognition events in Washington, DC, next month. The 2018 Champions include Damien Carlos (Tohono O’odham Nation), Isabel Coronado (Muscogee Creek Nation), Shawna Garza (Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma), EllaMae Looney (Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation), and Anthony Tamez (Wuskwi Sipihk First Nations Cree and Sicangu Lakota).
 

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1/3 Gen-I NOW: Work towards Social Justice as an Emerson Hunger Fellow

Howa! (Hello in the Osage Language) and Happy New Year!  

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