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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The Center for Native American Youth 2020 State of Native Youth Report Release Event

On November 24, 2020 CNAY Celebrated Native American Heritage Month by releasing its annual State of Native Youth Report, centered on the strength and resilience of Native youth.   Native American Heritage Month brought not only celebration but the release of our annual State of Native Youth Report. This year’s report theme was Native youth are […]

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