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.
SOPHIE T., 13
SEMINOLE NATION OF OKLAHOMA
I enjoy painting as it takes my mind off all the troubles of today, COVID, racism, global warming (my older sisters house was recently burned to the ground by wildfires in our State) and all things devastating our earth. Mother Earth is struggling to live, to breath, to grow. She is still alive and needs us to see her worth, she her color and respect her roots.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) estimates that in 2016, 22% of AI/ANs lived on reservations or other US Census-defined tribal areas while 60% of AI/ANs lived in metropolitan areas.