Our Vision is for all Native American youth to lead full and healthy lives, to have equal access to opportunity, and to draw strength from their culture and inspire one another.
BRENDAN YOUNG, 19
STANDING ROCK LAKOTA SIOUX HOPI
This piece represents our youth getting they’re strength and knowledge from the Elders. Our elders are the last keepers of Our ways, our Language, and our Ceremonies. Those three things is what gives our people strength and what keeps us and Native People strong.
“As intergenerational trauma survivors (and those who are still suffering) we must shift our minds from focusing on what has been lost and change it to the conscious awareness of what we can still learn.”