Alumni – UNITY, Inc.

Nominations for Scholarship and Recognition Awards Now Open

Honor a deserving individual (including yourself!) by nominating them for one of the following awards:

  • JR Cook Youth Council Advisor of the Year
  • Eddie Wadda Alumni of the Year
  • Gold Cook $1,000 Scholarship (1 male and 1 female recipient)

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UNITY Alumnus Gives Back

In December 2017, UNITY alumnus James Ramos donated $2,500.00 to support UNITY Native Youth programs. “Our Tribal youth are our future. We must invest and believe in them,” said Ramos. “Through inspiring hope, we can change lives – I personally experienced this transformation while growing up on the reservation and hope it continues on through future generations,” he added. Read More

UNITY Remembers Ashley Chinana

In Memoriam

Ashley Chinana, 23, a beautiful member of the Santee Sioux Tribe, served on the National UNITY Council Executive Committee (NUC EC) from 2012 through 2014 as the first Great Plains Region Representative. On behalf of UNITY, the NUC EC, Trustees, youth, and advisors, we were very saddened to hear of Ashley’s passing and offer sincerest condolences to her family, relatives, Santee Sioux community and her friends. Read More

UNITY Alumni Spotlight: Jacqui Lambert (Inupiaq)

Uvaŋa Igḷuġuq. Iñupiaŋuruŋa. Qikiqtaġruŋmiuŋugalaaqtuŋa kaŋiqaqtuŋa katyaaġmiuninlu nuurviŋmiuninlu.

My name is Jacqui Lambert. I am Inupiaq. I am from Kotzebue with roots in Kiana and Noorvik, the Northwest Arctic region of Alaska.
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The Power of UNITY’s Network: Alumni reconnects at Santo Domingo Pueblo 

Santo Domingo, NM – The Santo Domingo Pueblo Education Department welcomed UNITY staff member Jared Massey for a weekend of service, culture, food, and fellowship. UNITY, Inc. has an established relationship with tribes across the Southwest, with the Santo Domingo Pueblo being one of many. 
On June 16, 2009, Kewa Teens Reaching Unity Through Harmony (T.R.U.T.H) Council was founded by Governor Everett F. Chavez, Lt. Governor Paul Rosetta, and the Santo Domingo Tribal Council for the benefit of the tribe’s youth. Kewa T.R.U.T.H consists of Santo Domingo Pueblo youth between the ages of 15-24. The majority of the involved students attend Santa Fe Indian School and Bernallio High School.

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Look for UNITY at Upcoming National Events

UNITY representatives will be participating in a number of upcoming events in September and October. If you are attending any of the following conferences, keep an eye out for the UNITY booth, workshops, and presentations. We look forward to meeting new people, as well as reconnecting with Alumni to share current information about the organization. Read More

It’s Time to Nominate!

Honor a deserving individual (including yourself!) by nominating them for one of the following awards: JR Cook Youth Council Advisor of the Year, Eddie Wadda Alumni of the Year or the Gold Cook $1,000 Scholarship. The awards will be presented at the 2017 National UNITY Conference Banquet on Sunday, July 9, in Denver, Colorado.

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My Brothers Keeper Alliance Youth Summit

UNITY Alumni and the UNITY Wellness Warrior team attended the “Empowering & Equipping Tomorrow’s Native Leaders” My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Youth Summit on April 27; hosted collectively by MBK Alliance, MBK Albuquerque, and the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, brought together 100 Native young men to be change makers in their home communities.

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A special offer for our UNITY Alumni! Donate $200 or more to UNITY, Inc. from December 15, 2016 – January 15, 2017 and receive a UNITY Commemorative Pendleton Blanket as a gift! Read More

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. Announces Creation of Alumni Association

Mesa, Arizona—The national UNITY organization is creating an alumni association and is seeking potential members.  UNITY stands for United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.  Have you ever attended a National UNITY conference or a mid-year UNITY conference? Have you ever been a member of a UNITY affiliated Youth council or have you ever served as an Advisor for a UNITY affiliated youth council?
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