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Reconciliation in Place Names Act

“On October 14, the National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee heard several bills, including the Reconciliation in Place Names Act, which would address thousands of racist and offensive place names across the United States. Congressman Green spoke in support of the bill, and Harris County (TX) Commissioner Rodney […]

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The Center for Native American Youth and the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Growing Into Wowachinyepi train at the Aspen Institute in Washington D.C

Day 1  Staff and youth began the day by introducing themselves, sharing their expectations and hopes for their time at the Aspen Institute. For most of the youth, this was the first time they had been on a plane. “I am open for a good experience and to learn a lot so that I can go home and share it,” said CRYP youth leader Jordyn.  […]

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The Next Generation of Aviation Leaders: Meet Eden

Eden K. (Osage Nation) is currently a senior in high school pursing her dream career in aerospace engineering and astronomy. When Eden isn’t working toward this goal to be an astronaut, you can find her throwing shot put and discus for her track and field team or in Girl Scouts. We spoke with Eden about her journey to pursue her […]

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Creative Native Call for Art Submissions Open 

For Immediate Release: October 6, 2021.  Washington, DC: The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute is excited to announce the 4th annual Creative Native Call for Art. Each year, art submissions are inspired by a unique prompt. Artists who submit will have the opportunity to receive national recognition, funding for art supplies, and an award of $500.00. The Creative Native Grand […]

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