The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), a policy program at the Aspen Institute, recognized its 2016 Champions for Change recently through a series of events in Washington, D...
Tanya H. Lee
Conditions that rise to the level of malpractice at Indian Health Services facilities in the Great Plains area are killing people, according to Senate Committee on Indian Affairs C...
Patty Talahongva Hiking
Tanya H. Lee
Patty Talahongva, Hopi, is working with the community-development organization Native American Connections (in partnership with the Phoenix Indian Center ) on restoring the histori...
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On October 14, 2014, fifty years to the day since Oglala Lakota runner Billy Mills’s historic gold medal win in the 10,000-meter run, Mills and Running Strong for American Indian Y...
CNAY’s map, which is available online, includes a list of nationwide programs, services and Native Youth contacts in support of the Obama Administration’s GEN-I initiative to improve the lives of Native Youth in Indian Country.
Vincent Schilling
Last week, the Washington D.C...
Vincent Schilling
We want to give those young people and young Native Americans like them the support they deserve. We have to invest in them, and believe in them, and love them...
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Vincent Schilling
In 2013, Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown was named one of five Champions for Change by the Center for Native American Youth for his after school study group NERDS...
Vincent Schilling
Sworn in as the 51st Secretary of the Interior on April 12, 2013, Sally Jewell leads a governmental agency with more than 70,000 employees while stewarding 20 percent of the nation...
Patty Talahongva
Most adults might be uncomfortable talking about sexual abuse or suicide or even the loss of culture and language but there are some Native youth who are tackling these tough issue...