Cherokee Youth Christian Smith Earns 2018 CNAY-Columbia Scholarship

The Center for Native American Youth partners with Columbia University to offer a full-tuition, residential scholarship for one Native student to attend Columbia's Summer Immersion Program for High School Students. 
 

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Creative Native Call For Art Deadline Extended

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is excited to launch the first ever Creative Native Call for Art as part of the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative!  

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​ CNAY Hosts Filipino Youth Leaders in Washington, D.C.

Twenty-four Filipino youth from Mindanao, the southern region of the Philippines, visited CNAY for our first youth roundtable meeting of Summer 2018. The youth were participants from the U.S. State Department’s Philippine Youth Leadership Program (PYLP).
 

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​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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