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What Every American Should Know

In partnership with the Aspen Institute Citizenship & American Identity Program,
the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) are collecting insights from Native youth ages 24 and under across the country about what our community members
believe every 21st century American should know.

To participate:

  • Please answer the following prompt:What ten items – it could be a person, a place, an idea, etc. – should every 21st-century American know?
  • Enter your list using this form.
  • Please limit responses to words or phrases (ex: Ferguson, Bill of Rights, Standing Rock, I Have a Dream, etc.).
  • Submissions must be from Native youth ages 24 and under. Adults can submit responses here.