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Nevada Native youth voices are heard at education summit


Native American youth representing tribes in Nevada and around the country shared their ideas about equity in education and how UNITY impacted their lives as part of a youth panel at the 12th Annual American Indian Alaska Native Education Summit Health recently in Reno, Nevada. About nine students, mostly representing the Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Fort Mc Dermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe and Yerington Paiute Tribes, spoke to the theme “Equity, A voice for all students.” The student panelists were also challenged to speak about the importance of a UNITY youth council and how UNITY impacted their lives.

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UNITY Wellness Warriors Virtual Conference “Indigenous Approaches to Wellness”


Please join us for UNITY’s first ever Wellness Warrior Virtual Conference! In efforts to be inclusive of Native youth who are unable to attend our Conferences in person, we are live-streaming this free interactive training for Youth Councils to watch together! Contact us for ideas on hosting your own Watch Party!  The virtual conference will be held Friday, April 5, 2019 from 12pm-4pm MST/PT.  Read More

National UNITY Council Executive Committee Announcement


Calling all Native youth leaders in the Southeastern and Pacific Regions! Applications are open for vacant positions on the National UNITY Council’s Executive Committee (NUC EC):  Read More

Watch & Win: Host Your Own Watch Party for UNITY’s First Virtual Conference


Watch & Win: One lucky Youth Council Watch Party will Win 4 National Conference Registrations
Please join us for UNITY’s first ever Wellness Warrior Virtual Conference! In efforts to be inclusive of Native youth who are unable to attend our Conferences in person, we are live-streaming this free interactive training for Youth Councils to watch together! Contact us for ideas on hosting your own Watch Party!  Read More

Monthly Giving for Pendleton Blankets!

UNITY is offering the first 50 monthly donors, who pledge to one year of monthly donations of $25 a month for a standard UNITY Pendleton Blanket or $50 per month for a UNITY Founders Pendleton Blanket personally signed by J.R. Cook, to include shipping. We will reserve your UNITY blanket and ship it to you once we receive your tenth payment. Read More

Native youth and UNITY youth shine in Washington, DC

Native youth from south and eastern tribes represented their communities with pride while developing community action plans as part of a youth track at the USET Impact Week events in Washington, DC. USET stands for United South and Eastern Tribes inc. USET and the Close Up Foundation have partnered for the past 20 years to work with youth from USET tribal nations where students are involved in the democratic process through current issue debates, collaborative learning, and the development of citizenship skills while also engaging with the USET Board of Directors.

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UNITY Training with Tulalip Tribal Youth Council

TULALIP, WASHINGTON – The beauty of the pacific northwest serves as a reflection of those who inhabit the land, especially it’s people and youth. The Tulalip Youth Services along with Tulalip Tribal Youth Council held a training with UNITY trainer Juanita C. Toledo (Jemez Pueblo) and UNITY staff Jared Ivins-Massey (White Mountain Apache/Navajo), engaging with more than 25 youth service employees and youth.

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Native Youth Gather to Discuss Advocacy and Movement Building in Tribal Communities

United National Indian Tribal Youth Holds Annual Midyear Conference

Mesa, Ariz. (February 27, 2019) – The 2019 UNITY Midyear Conference, held February 15-18 in Scottsdale, Arizona, gathered more than 400 Native American and Alaska Native youth and advisor participants, representing rural and urban tribal communities from across the U.S. The core focus of the four-day conference was to train and provide a toolkit to Native youth participants – who identified the challenging societal issues impacting their respective communities – and to build advocacy and action plans to ignite conversation and change. Read More

U of Arizona Native American Science and Engineering Program

The Native American Science & Engineering Program (NASEP) is a FREE year-long program (week-long summer program with year-long support) designed to provide Native American, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native high school students with the necessary resources to enroll in college and pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Read More