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ROS Convening in New Mexico

The Center for Native American Youth’s (CNAY) Remembering Our Sisters Fellowship was created to increase visibility and action to address the MMIWG2S+ epidemic and advance policy to end violence against Indigenous women, girls and two spirits. For the last 6-months, a group of young, like-minded Indigenous femme-identifying leaders have dedicated their time and efforts into developing a comprehensive understanding of the […]

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You’re Invited! A Reckoning in Representation with Paulina Alexis

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute is pleased to announce a live discussion with Paulina Alexis (Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation). Paulina’s most recent film, BEANS, is the critically acclaimed coming-of-age story that had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Based on true events, Tracey Deer’s award-winning debut feature chronicles the 79-day standoff between two Mohawk communities and government forces in 1990 […]

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White House Tribal Youth Forum is Back!

For Immediate Release: November 5, 2021.  Washington, DC: The White House and Nike N7, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute are proud to invite Native and tribal youth to participate in a forum with the Biden Harris Administration! This forum will take place November 17, 2021 at 1:00 EST. This […]

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CNAY Supports Reconciliation in Place of Names Act

The Center for Native American Youth is one of many organizations expressing their support for the Reconciliation in Place Names Act (H.R. 4454/S. 2400) by Congressman Green and Senator Warren. All across the US, there are places which honor precious confederate leaders and historical figures which committed unspeakable harm against marginalized communities. These leaders received […]

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