Native Youth Artist Shares Design for Pride Month

CNAY Staff asked Darby Raymond-Overstreet (Diné) to share her work and experience as a young, LGBTQ2S artist. Darby was selected by CNAY as the winner of the Creative Native contest and has her artwork featured on the cover of the 2018 State of Native Youth Report. Check out more of Darby's artwork in her online portfolio here  

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Pride Month Q&A with CNAY's Erik Stegman

CNAY Staff sat down with Executive Director Erik Stegman to chat about his work with LGBTQ+ youth and his experience as a Native and LGBTQ+ professional. Erik is Carry the Kettle First Nation (Nakoda) and serves as the Executive Director at the Center for Native American Youth. 

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Announcing the 2019 CNAY-Columbia Scholars

The Center for Native American Youth, in partnership with Columbia University’s Summer Immersion Program for High School Students, selected Native high school students for full-tuition, residential scholarship to attend a 3-week pre-college program during summer 2019 in New York City. 

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CNAY's Nikki Pitre Gives Keynote at Children & Nature Conference

In May, CNAY Staff Nikki Pitre provided a keynote at the Annual Children & Nature Conference. This year, the conference was hosted in Oakland, California. This conference is a gathering for children and nature activists from around the world. The conference featured keynotes and interactive workshops focused on best practices for increasing equitable access to nature for children, families and communities. The conference offered several tracks including outdoor sessions. 

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