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.
SAGINAW CHIPPEWA INDIAN TRIBE OF MICHIGAN
I’ve always had an interest in art growing up, and now that I’m graduated from high school, I have the luckiest opportunity to bring my skills to a college setting. I hope one day to reach my voice out to not only the indigenous community but to the art community as well.
“A lot of the time, Urban Indians are thought of as absent of culture because we live in concrete jungles surrounded by settler and pop culture. Many believe we don’t even have land to practice our traditional harvesting and ceremonies, but the truth is what little access to land we have, we utilize it to persevere and enhance our tribal and inter-tribal cultures.”