Open Call for Native American Youth Cover Art Submissions

Calling all Native American youth artists! Submit your art for a chance to be featured on the cover of the Center for Native American Youth’s annual State of Native Youth report. Until October 25, we are accepting submissions from Native American youth ages 24 and under. That’s not all: this year’s featured artist will also receive $200! 

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Champions for Change Application NOW OPEN!

The Center for Native American Youth's Champions for Change (CFC) program is designed to recognize positive youth-led efforts, share stories of inspiration, and help young leaders develop their advocacy skills. The CFC program gives Native youth a national platform to: 

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Mariah Gladstone Releases New Indigikitchen Video

Mariah Gladstone is a 2017 Champion for Change, decolonizing Native diets through her online cooking show Indigikitchen. Her videos teach viewers to create delicious meals from traditional ingredients that would have been found on the North American continent prior to settlers' arrival. Mariah's passion for this work comes from the knowledge that the disproportionate rate at which Native peoples are affected by diabetes is due in large part to historical attacks on Native diets carried out by the US government in an attempt to colonize America. To learn more, check out Mariah's TEDx Talk, delivered in Bozeman, Montana. 
 

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