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2019 NATIONAL UNITY CONFERENCE ROCK PROJECT

All 2019 National UNITY Conference attendees are invited to take part in the UNITY Rock Project, to be used to surround the UNITY Fire and as an gift exchange.

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UNITY announces the newest class of its Earth Ambassadors Leadership Program

UNITY has announced the recipients of its 2019-2020 UNITY Earth Ambassadors Leadership Program. The environmental stewardship program (which was started in the 1990s) was re-established in 2015 with the support of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 UNITY Earth Ambassadors Program

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc,. (UNITY) has announced that the application process is now open for the 2019 class of its Earth Ambassadors Leadership Program. The environmental stewardship program (which was started in the 1990’s) was re-established in 2015 with the support of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. Read More

Earth Ambassadors visit Havasupai

In May of this year, the 2017-2018 class of UNITY Earth Ambassador had the opportunity to visit the Supai Village located at the heart of the Havasupai reservation in the Grand Canyon in Northern Arizona. Supai is only accessible by hiking, horseback, or helicopter. Meaning, there are no roads for cars to travel on, yet there are thousands of tourist who visit this Grand Canyon destination from all over the world for its beautiful location and waterfalls.  Like many reservations, tribes thrive on tourism as a staple to their overall economy.

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UNITY Earth Ambassador Spotlight: Attaquin Weeden

This week’s Earth Ambassador spotlight features Attaquin Weeden, a proud member of the Narragansett tribe of Rhode Island and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe of Massachusetts.

Attaquin grew up in a small town in Rhode Island called Green Hill and now lives in Mashpee, on Cape Cod. His people call themselves the People of the First Light and were among the first to meet the English colonists when they immigrated to America in the 1600’s. He has an older sister and a younger sister and enjoys spending time with his family. Read More

UNITY Earth Ambassador Profile: Tatiana Ticknor

Make sure to read the UNITY news E-blasts in the coming weeks as we will be sharing spotlight profiles on our current class of UNITY Earth Ambassadors. This week’s Earth Ambassador spotlight features Tatiana Ticknor (Dena’ina/Tlingit), who calls Anchorage Alaska home. She is 18 years old and graduated with honors from East Anchorage High School in Anchorage, Alaska last May. Read More

UNITY Announces New Class of Earth Ambassadors


UNITY has announced the recipients of the 2017 UNITY Earth Ambassadors Leadership Program. The new class is the second group to be honored through this Environmental Stewardship program, which was reinstated in 2015 thanks in part to a matching grant awarded to UNITY by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC).

Another matching grant awarded this year by the SMSC will allow this year’s class to attend training sessions and informational workshops to increase their knowledge of environmental issues affecting Native America, learn to serve as an ambassador to increase awareness of the issues affecting the environmental quality on Native lands, and promote the efforts to address environmental concerns within the nation’s Native communities. Topics will focus on, but not be limited to, recycling, conservation, regeneration, and restoration. Read More

Earth Ambassadors Applications Being Accepted for Class of 2017 – 18

Applications Now Being Accepted for the UNITY Earth Ambassadors Program. Apply online HERE.

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UNITY Earth Ambassadors Program Now Accepting Applications

UNITY has announced that the application process is now open for the 2017 class of its Earth Ambassadors Leadership Program. The environmental stewardship program (which was started in the 1990’s) was re-established in 2015 with the support of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. Read More

UNITY EARTH AMBASSADOR SHARES COMMUNITY PROJECT

Written by Jessica McCool, UNITY Earth Ambassador and UNITY 25 Under 25 Award Recipient
earth day 9For my Earth Day project, I helped to coordinate an Earth Day event with the Environmental Department I work for on the reservation to help spread awareness on these Earth-related issues. A lot of planning and organizing went into this. We had to pick a date that would be best to have it on, a place to have it (somewhere where it was most accessible to our target audience), activities that would be held there, food, and vendors.
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