The Center for Native American Youth Announces the Remembering Our Sisters Fellowship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Washington, DC, March 2, 2021— The Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is proud to announce the launch of the Remembering Our Sisters Fellowship. This first of its kind virtual storytelling and digital arts program was created to empower young Indigenous women and femme-identifying leaders (ages 18-24) to raise awareness for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirits+ (MMIWG2S+) epidemic, to honor our sisters and families affected, […]

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Open Letter to Native Youth: An Indigenous perspective on the events at our nation’s capital

Dear Native Youth, I write you this letter not just out of anger or concern, but of hope. A week ago, as a Nation, we witnessed an attempted coup – at President Trump’s direction – by white supremacists and other equally dangerous domestic extremist groups. Like many of my colleagues, I watched as the United […]

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Tele-Native Youth: Traditional Foods

By: Ruben Littlehead, Northern Cheyenne Hello, hello, I hope everyone’s Christmas was a good one and you are ready to bring in the new year… 2021! On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020, I had the honor and privilege, once again, to host yet another fantastic Webinar Wednesday titled “Traditional Foods”. It included some renowned chefs and food […]

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Tele-Native Youth: The Show Must Go On!

By: Ruben Littlehead, Northern Cheyenne On December 2nd, 2020, I had the honor and privilege once again to host and moderate an awesome webinar titled “the Show must go on”. It featured some founding social media personnel-Whitney Rencountre II of Social Distance Powwow (SPD) and Tiny Rosales Quarantine Dance Specials (QDS) who created a platform for the native […]

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