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UNITY Announces Series of Educational Webinars this Fall

Leaders will cover topic relevant to Native youth like voting, virtual learning and social media.

October 5, 2020 – Mesa, AZ – United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) will hold a series of webinars this fall that will further its mission of fostering the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian and Alaska Native Youth. Read More

2020 GETTING OUT THE NATIVE YOUTH VOTE

WE WANT YOU TO BECOME PART OF A NATIVE YOUTH VOTING SQUAD! 

2020 could be the year of the young voter! You can be a part of it. All you have to do is register to vote and encourage one of your peers to do the same. Doing so means performing your first real civic duty! We are looking for Recruit at least 12 youth councils and 5 individuals to sign up to become Youth Squad members for the purposes of recruiting their peers to become new voters!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TODAY

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Virtual Tribal College Fair & Resources

In an effort to support and promote tribal colleges during this time, the Student Success Services Department at the American Indian College Fund is hosting a virtual tribal college fair to give community members and high school students an opportunity to learn about the programs offered at tribal colleges.

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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources for Native Youth

In mid-September, the Center for Native American YouthNative Wellness InstituteWe R Native, and Tribal Health Reaching Out Involves Everyone (THRIVE) announced the “Native Youth Are Medicine Campaign.” This campaign aims to spark conversations around mental health, self-love, and to create youth-centered spaces to share practices that promote healing, wellness, and tools to live in balance. Check out their websites and social media/YouTube channels for a variety of virtual gatherings, including webinars, resource sharing, and discussions to promote wellness for Native American youth.

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Utilizing Traditional Knowledge in Higher Education Webinar

UNITY Fall 2020 Webinar Series – Eps. 3. Youth Track! Join us Instagram for a LIVE Q&A session with Native Youth Uriah LittleHoop. She’ll be sharing her knowledge and experiences of balancing her traditional way of life while pursuing higher education. Uriah is also a talented artist and will be singing a couple of traditional songs during the virtual event. Join us this Friday! Read More

Free Online INDIGital Coding Course – Now Open

Want to learn how to mix digital technology and traditional knowledge?

INDIGital uses technology as way of healing and igniting the spirit of Indigenous communities to engage and reclaim digital technology. Participants will learn how to connect critical technology, traditional knowledge, and Indigenous futurisms during this week-long online coding class.  Read More

Youth-Led Advocacy and Mentoring Town Halls

Throughout our history and especially in the last year, we have seen the power of youth advocacy and voice in leading transformative change. At MENTOR, we have also spent the last year supporting the advocacy and policy training of 12 young people from throughout the nation, learning how to best partner with them on the development of critical advocacy skills and support their leadership. We strongly believe that young people should be at the forefront of addressing systemic issues in their communities and nation. Read More

Grief, Loss, and Bereavement Resources

Mental health professionals and school mental health personnel often do not receive intensive training on helping patients manage grief, loss, and bereavement, particularly grief related to situations seen during this pandemic. This series of fact sheets, developed by the MHTTC Network, is designed to help mental health professionals and school mental health personnel support patients, students, and families who may be experiencing grief at any time, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this sheet, we define grief and differentiate between normative or uncomplicated grief from prolonged or complicated grief. Read More