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.  

CONTINUE READING

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.  

CONTINUE READING

Roman Chavez Turns Rubik's Cubes into Teaching Tools for Youth of Color

Roman Chavez is a proud member of the Santo Domingo Pueblo. He currently lives in Oakland, California, and is a rising high school sophomore. Chavez took the Gen-I Challenge by committing to support youth of color in math – using a Rubik’s cube.  

CONTINUE READING