Carin Young

Carin Young is the first Native Hawaiian to be named a CNAY Champion for Change. Carin is dedicated to raising awareness of sexual abuse and providing support for survivors. She created an annual event called “Breaking The Silence” which used water balloons as a centerpiece to promote healing, exchange resources and build support networks among […]

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Ticknor

Tatiana is a student at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, majoring in electrical engineering. Over the years, she has served as a “Community Doer” for the First Alaskans Institute, 2017 Earth Ambassador for United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY), and was named one of UNITY’s 25 Under 25 in 2016. In these positions, Tatiana engages […]

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Taylor

While a student at Pomona College, Rory founded and directed the Claremont College IndigeNATION Scholars program. IndigeNATION pairs Claremont mentors with Native students at three local high schools to facilitate college readiness sessions, teach cultural education, and strengthen connections between Native students and their communities. Rory has spoken about the importance of educational equity and […]

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Hamilton Seymour

Hamilton advances culture and promotes healthy lifestyles through traditional sports. After losing his father to suicide, he became an avid Native War Canoe racer and organized his peers for a youth canoe racing team. Hamilton believes that engaging other youth in canoe racing can promote health, prevent suicide and substance abuse, address grief, and encourage […]

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