Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States released a publication, “Indigenous youth as agents of change – Actions of Indigenous youth in local food systems during times of adversity” in 2021. This publication highlights the work of 6 Indigenous youth across the US who are taking initiative in providing resources to their communities in the time of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Read more about the work of the amazing youth here.
As of 2010, there were over 2.1 million American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) under the age of 24 living in the U.S.
“As intergenerational trauma survivors (and those who are still suffering) we must shift our minds from focusing on what has been lost and change it to the conscious awareness of what we can still learn.”