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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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. This year, CNAY worked with Columbia to identify two Native youth who are making an […]

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CNAY Youth Board Members Speak at Tribal Leader Gathering

March 19th, 2019, Washington D.C. — Center for Native American Youth (CNAY)Youth Advisory Board members Nancy Deere-Turney, Mikah Carlos, Rory Wheeler, and Autumn Adams joined Casey Family Programs for their semi-annual tribal leaders extensive working session. The tribal leaders and youth participants engaged in panels, strategy sessions, and working groups centered around Casey Family Programs’ 2020: Building Communities of Hope, which is a nationwide […]

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Alec Calac Reflects on White Coat Ceremony

On August 31st, UC San Diego School of Medicine held its 50th annual White Coat ceremony and welcomed 134 students into the medical community in the presence of family, friends, and faculty. Among the newest inductees was a familiar face to CNAY, Gen-I Ambassador Alec Calac (Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians), who is combining his […]

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