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Abbi Fitzpatrick Named Inaugural CNAY-Brown Scholar

A member of the Blackfeet Tribe (Amskapii Piikani) in Montana, Abbi Fitzpatrick grew up in a reservation border town near the “backbone of the world,” Glacier National Park. The seventeen-year-old dynamo is entering her senior year this fall at Cut Bank High School and dreams of someday attending an Ivy League university. She is both […]

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CNAY Visits Akwesasne Mohawk Community

In September 2017, CNAY staff visited the Akwesasne Mohawk community in northern New York to explore existing and potential supports for the local Two-Spirit community. Josie and Amber met with community members, service providers, and two of CNAY’s Two Spirit Project Advisory Panel (PAP) Members to gather varying perspectives on what is needed to support […]

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9/13 Gen-I NOW: #GenIndigenous Response Fund

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Native Americans in Philanthropy #GenIndigenous Response Fund. The Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) #GenIndigenous Response Fund provides grants up to $5,000 to youth organizing groups responding to current moments in ways that build long-term power for Native youth. The first grant cycle awarded grants to ten grantees across the country! Grants […]

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CNAY Hosts Australian Visitors from US State Dept International Visitor Leadership Program

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Washington, D.C. — As part of our commitment to supporting indigenous youth across the country and internationally, the Center for Native American Youth frequently meets with international indigenous youth and those who support them. Our staff met with two Australian visitors working on youth empowerment and Aboriginal youth issues in their home countries […]

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