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.
“Native youth are the future and the voice of our tribal nations, which means we need to be at the table creating change and opportunities for our people! The need for education and a college degree is more important than ever."