Indigenous Scholars at 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival

The 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival welcomed 300 scholars to attend this year's event. Among the 300 scholars selected through a competitive nomination and selection process were Indigenous leaders Janeen Comenote (Quinault), Joseph Kunkel, (Northern Cheyenne), Nick Tilsen (Oglala Lakota), Matika Wilbur (Swinomishh and Tulalip), and Bethany Yellowtail (Crow & Northern Cheyenne). Click here to learn more about the scholars.  

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2018 Gen-I Movement Builders Convene in New York City

To support Indigenous youth activists, the Center for Native American Youth launched the Gen-I Movement Builders Fellowship (MBF), a six-month intensive leadership development program that aims to strengthen the voice and role of Native American youth in broader social justice movements. The inaugural class – Michael Charles, Maka Monture, JoRee LaFrance, Austin Weahkee and Jarrette Werk – met for the first time in June for a three-day convening in New York City where they connected with fellow youth leaders, seasoned Native activists, philanthropists, and organizations aiming to uplift young people and their communities. 

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6/20 Gen-I NOW: NB3 Youth App Contest

Yá’át’ééh! Greetings! in the Navajo language 
pronounced Yah-aht-eh  

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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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