CNAY Announces Inaugural Cohort of Ambassadors for Land Conservation

Washington, DC, September 08, 2020—The Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is proud to announce the inaugural cohort of CNAY Ambassadors for Land Conservation. The program will mobilize young leaders to push for better policies in protecting land, waterways and sacred sites through culturally competent curriculum, peer-to-peer and intergenerational learning spaces. The program’s inaugural […]

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Center for Native American Youth, Native Wellness Institute, We R Native, and Tribal Health Reaching Out Involves Everyone Announce Native Youth Are Medicine Campaign

Washington, DC: September 10, 2020 —The Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is proud to announce a collaborative effort during September’s Self-Care Awareness Month called the Native Youth Are Medicine Campaign. This campaign aims to spark conversations around mental health, self-love, and to create youth-centered spaces to share practices that promote healing, wellness, and tools to […]

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Creative Native Call For Art

DEADLINE EXTENSION! The 3rd Annual Creative Native Call for Art is sponsored by the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI).  The deadline has been extended to September 18, 2020.   ABOUT CREATIVE NATIVE  Creative Native is a call for art that supports young Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old by providing […]

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Music is Medicine Part 1

By: Chance Rush, Hidatsa, Arapaho, Dakota, Oneida, & Otoe, Cloudboy Consulting,  LLC This Special Edition of Tele-Native Youth is exactly what our listeners needed. In the hour-long discussion, we talked about the styles of music and what it has done for them in their growth. It was humbling to see both Hannah and Jaden on the […]

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