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10/23 Gen-I NOW: Future Leaders Climate Change Summit

The inaugural Future Leaders’ Climate Summit will gather ~100 young and diverse leaders from around the US for three days to discuss climate policy, communications, advocacy, and individual action with climate and energy experts. The Future Leaders will work with these experts to develop ideas and recommendations for wicked problems facing their communities today, from […]

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Language is Our Superpower

Qaneryararput Yugtun Piniqerput. Qaneryararput Cugtun Kayuq-erput In October, Sam Schimmel and Nikki Pitre traveled to Fairbanks for the 36th Annual Elders & Youth Conference hosted by the First Alaskans Institute. The First Alaskans Institute helps develop the capacities of Alaska Native people and their communities to meet the social, economic, and educational challenges of the […]

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2019 Creative Native Winners Announced

In 2018, the Center for Native American Youth launched its first ever Creative Native call for art, an art contest to support Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old by providing them an opportunity to receive national recognition, funding for art supplies, and a $200 prize. This year, CNAY partnered with the National Congress of American Indians […]

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2019 Creative Native Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the category winners of this year’s Creative Native art contest! You can view all of the 2019 submissions here on our online Creative Native gallery. Aydrian 9 years old Hochunk, Ojibwe, Odawa, Bodewadmi, & Lakota My name is Aydrian. I am 9 years old. My Anishinaabe name is Northern Lights Sky Dancer. Before I was […]

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