I believe that as Native youth, we are healthy and able to step up to care for our Nations in a way that is absolutely needed

Yá’át’ééh, hello, my name is Shandiin Herrera and I am a proud citizen of the Navajo Nation. I live in Monument Valley, Utah on the Navajo reservation. In the recent weeks as COVID-19 has been on a rapid spread, our community has slowly begun to respond. Our schools have closed down, our tribal park and welcome center have also […]

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Native Youth Response to COVID-19

Dear Native Youth, Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how are you staying safe? What is your community doing to stay healthy? What are you feeling? WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Share with us what your community is doing to care for others and elders. Whatever you’re doing, we want to know and highlight it […]

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How Hays-Lodge Pole school teachers are handling the Coronavirus

18 March 2020  Growing up, some kids want to be doctors, lawyers or police officers, but not me. Ever since I was a little girl, I always knew I wanted to be a teacher. When I was a high school senior, I told my mom, “I’m going to teach at Hays someday.” She was always […]

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Champions For Change Changed My Life

By Warren Davis, Navajo Nation, 2020 Champion For Change My experience in Washington D.C. with the Center for Native American Youth was easily one of the most memorable, meaningful, and empowering experiences in my life. From the workshops and learning opportunities, to the new friendships and perspectives gained, it was all so amazing and beautiful. […]

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