Adam Soulor

Adam sees the most important challenge his community faces to be a disconnect from their culture. He helped create a youth council for the Mohegan to help youth get involved and give youth a voice, as well as a youth camp, combining the excitement of summer camp with traditional knowledge.

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Autumn Adams

Autumn advocates for the children affected by the implementation and lack of implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). As a former foster youth and the current guardian of her two younger siblings, she sees ICWA as one of the most important challenges facing youth in Native communities.

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Charitie Ropati

Charitie currently serves as student representative on the Native Advisory Committee within the Anchorage School District (ASD) and has been working on an initiative to incorporate Indigenous regalia in graduation ceremonies.

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Madison White

Madison is an advocate for higher education, raised awareness of Indigenous issues between the United States and Canada, Kanienkeha language advocate, and a Onkwehonwe full spectrum doula.

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