2018 Creative Native Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the category winners of this year's Creative Native art contest! Stay tuned to CNAY's website and social media for updates on our forthcoming online art gallery, where all submissions will be featured for the public to enjoy.  

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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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A Voice For Our Youth: Juvenile Justice Roundtable Speakers

The Center for Native American Youth and Colorado Juvenile Defender Center are proud to co-host a roundtable on Native youth and the juvenile justice system on Friday, August 24, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Youth panelists for this event include Isabel Coronado, Sonwai Wakayuta, and Reuban Abeita.  

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8/23 Gen-I NOW: #FreshTracksAction Southwest/Intermountain Leadership Training

Fresh Tracks brings young leaders from urban, rural, and tribal communities together during a three-day expedition, using the outdoors as a background for transformative leadership development. Youth will learn valuable organizing skills, create community action plans, and work with the Center for Native American Youth, along with partners from Children & Nature Network’s Natural Leaders and Opportunity Youth United, to make a lasting impact in their home communities. The training will be held in Abiquiú, New Mexico from September 14 -16 (including travel dates). Travel, lodging, and meals will be covered for selected participants.
 

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