​CNAY Welcomes Cheyenne River Youth Project Growing into Wowachinyepi Champions for Change

On April 8-11, the Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute welcomed five Native youth advocates and two program coordinators from the Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) to Washington, DC. Oliver, Daniel, Randi, Jaymalee, Claudia and their chaperones come from Growing into Wowachinyepi (Growing into Leadership), a pilot youth recognition program inspired by CNAY’s Champions for Change.
 

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Fresh Tracks Northeast Region Training

Wuneekeesuq! Hello! in the Wampanoag language (pronounced wuh-nee-kee-suck)  

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April 9 Welcome Reception for Lakota Youth

April 5, 2018. WASHINGTON, DC — The Cheyenne River Youth Project® recently announced that the five Lakota teens participating in its innovative “Growing Into Wowachinyepi” program have earned their naming ceremonies, certificates of achievement and a wopila (thank you) dinner. 

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