Champion for Change Helps Plan First-in-the-Nation State Tribal Youth Gathering

March 29, 2018 First in the nation state gathering to focus on community building and leadership skills for Native American youth. Native American youth ages 14 to 24 must complete the Gen-I Challenge to attend Tribal Youth Gathering on July 27 in St. Paul ST. PAUL, MN – On Friday, July 27, 2018, Governor Mark […]

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Vanessa Goodthunder Helps Plan First-in-the-Nation Tribal Youth Gathering

Click to read the original release in Dakota. ST. PAUL, MN – On Friday, July 27, 2018, Governor Mark Dayton will host the 2018 Minnesota Tribal Youth Gathering at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus. The first-in-the-nation state gathering will bring together Native American youth ages 14 to 24, tribal and state leaders, civic […]

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2018 Champ Week in Review

February 11-15, 2018 marked the seventh annual “Champ Week”, a time for the newly-named Champions for Change to join the Center for Native American Youth in Washington, DC for a week of advocacy, action, and celebration. The week began with a welcome dinner where CNAY staff, Champs, and invited guests got to know one another […]

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Meet the speakers for this year’s Champions for Change panel discussion at The Aspen Institute in Washington, DC.

Opening Remarks: Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan had a prolific career in public service, serving at both the state and federal levels. During his time in Congress, Senator Dorgan was a tireless advocate for Native American issues, championing efforts to reauthorize and modernize the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, authoring the Tribal Law and Order Act, […]

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