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Taiwan aboriginal youth group visits Denver to promote traditional culture

A Taiwanese aboriginal youth group visited Denver from July 5-9 to attend the 41st National Conference of the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY). The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Denver was also invited to attend the conference and promote Taiwanese aboriginal culture.

Read the rest of the story on the Taiwan Republic of China web site.

Native American Youth Are Ready for the UNITY National Conference

The UNITY National Conference will focus on ways Native American youth find wellness within their communities

White Mountain Apache Youth CouncilThe United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) National Conference starts tomorrow in Denver, Colorado, and Native American youth from across Turtle Island have been preparing for months.

Read the rest of story on Indian Country Today web site.

Advisors Training Evaluation – 2017 National UNITY Conference

Youth Council Advisors
Online Training Evaluation Form

For those Youth Council Advisors who attended an advisors training session, please take a few minutes to complete the online evaluation HERE! (Please click on the Read More button below to open a page where the survey link is active. Sorry for the inconvenience.)

Your guidance is very helpful as we plan future training sessions.

Thank you.

UNITY Announces Sharing the Good News Project

UNITY’s mission, in part, is to promote youth involvement in the work of building a stronger Native America. To further its mission, UNITY supports and encourages its affiliated youth councils to attend to locally identified needs by planning and carrying out fitting projects, events, and activities. Stories from across the UNITY network show that Native youth are becoming more involved and accomplishing great things. Read More

SURVEY: Establishing a National Youth Leadership Center

UNITY is exploring the possibilities of establishing a National Youth Leadership Center. As a step in the process, we’re requesting input from those within the UNITY Family that will help guide our efforts moving forward. Please take a few minutes to add your thoughts by completing the online survey that is available HERE. Thank You!

Cultural-based Wellness App to Launch at National Native Youth Conference

United National Indian Tribal Youth to unveil
“Wellness Warriors” to more than 1,800 attendees

Wellness Warriors App Graphic

Denver, Colorado – July 5, 2017 – Imagine downloading an app designed to help you track wellness from a cultural perspective – fitness through cultural dance, healthy eating with traditional Native foods, and more. This week more than 1,800 Native American youth and advisors from throughout the U.S. will do just that at the National UNITY Conference taking place at the Colorado Convention Center from July 6 – 10. The UNITY Wellness Warrior app is made possible through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The app, developed with input from Native youth, is free and will be available via the App Store and Play Store beginning on July 6. Read More

Today’s Native Leaders Program to Showcase Native Youth Service Projects at National Summit

Today's Native LeadersMesa, Arizona – July 5, 2017 – Native American youth councils and groups from around the country will take center stage this week in Denver, Colorado to share with their peers how they gave back to their communities and they will challenge other youth groups to follow their lead. It all takes place on Thursday, July 6 at the Today’s Native Leaders (TNL) National Summit at the Hyatt Regency next to the Colorado Convention Center. Today’s Native Leaders is a partnership between UNITY, which stands for United National Indian Tribal Youth, and the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The event will take place from 8 am to 5 pm and takes place prior to UNITY’s yearly national conference. Read More

National UNITY Conference to Host Taiwan Indigenous Youth

2017台灣原住民青年遊學團團照

For the third year in four years, the National UNITY Conference will feature a Taiwan Indigenous youth delegation who are members of the Vox Nativa Choir. Taiwan, which sits more than 100 miles off the southeast coast of mainland China, is believed to be the homeland of the Austronesian people. In Taiwan, there are 16 Indigenous ethnicities. Those attending the National UNITY Conference will represent the Amis, Bunun, and Paiwan people. Read More

National Conference Logo Contest Winner


The winner of the 2017 National UNITY Conference logo contest winner is Anthony Hurtado! He is 17 years old and from the Tohono O’odham Nation. Anthony currently lives in Valley Center, California. His submission was the inspiration for the final logo which will be featured on conference material at the 2017 national event. Read More