Center for Native American Youth Board of Advisor named Social Innovator of the Year!

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is a leading global platform that accelerates outstanding models of social innovation. Each year 15 mission-driven leaders are recognized for tackling world’s toughest problems, from social inequality and youth unemployment, to malnutrition and accessible healthcare.The Center for Native American Youth would like to congratulate N7 community Partner Sam McCracken for being recognized by the Schwab […]

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The Center for Native American Youth Podcast!

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the release of our podcast now available on Anchor, Spotify and Apple Podcast. Through this new medium, CNAY will continue highlighting the strength and resiliency of Native youth and provide a space for Indigenous Peoples to share their knowledge and stories. Episodes will be released bi-weekly beginning with […]

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2021 Creative Native Winners Announced  

The Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) Creative Native Call for Art was created by former Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow and renowned artist, Del Curfman (Apsáalooke). This Gen-I initiative is designed to provide space and support to Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old across Indian Country.   For the 4th annual Call for Art, CNAY asked Native youth […]

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Meet Inaugural Cohort of Building Indigenous Communities of Hope Fellows

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2021  Washington, DC – The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute in partnership with Casey Family Programs, NMCAN, and the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Law Center  are proud to announce the inaugural cohort of the Building Indigenous Communities of Hope Fellowship. The cohort is comprised of five incredible young leaders who are dedicated […]

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