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Earth Ambassador creates “How to Compost” video

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Zunneh-Bah Martin, Diné:  New Mexico – UNITY Earth Ambassador, Zunneh-Bah Martin produced a How To Compost YOUTUBE video. Her message is a call to action with the idea to encourage people to take steps with the simple things in everyday life to make a positive imprint on the environment. She also is living the “Zero Waste” Way.  Watch for future HOW TO videos from Zunneh-Bah, Earth Ambassadors and YOU!
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February Trainings Hosted by the Native Wellness Institute


February Trainings Hosted by the Native Wellness Institute

Held concurrently February 4-6, 2019
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino | Reno, Nevada
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Bezos Scholars Program: Apply by January 31, 2020

Every year, 17 exceptional high school juniors and an educator from each school are selected as Bezos Scholars. Scholars are chosen from across the U.S. and the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. After spending a week immersed in learning at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Scholars return home and develop a community change project to make a positive difference in their communities. Once selected, Scholars join a global alumni network where they are offered opportunities to connect, collaborate, get inspired, and take action for the greater good. Read More

Tribal College Blanket Design Competition

The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills are challenging tribal college students to express their culture and identity through original designs for our next tribal college student blanket. Blanket sales will support College Fund scholarships. Textile design experience is not necessary to enter, and student winners will receive the following prizes: Grand Prize Winner – $2,000 cash, $5,000 scholarship, & 6 blankets; 2nd Place Winner – $500 cash & $2,500 scholarship; and 3rd Place Winner – $250 cash & $1,500 scholarship. Read More

2019 State of Native Youth Report: Native Youth Country

From the Center for Native American Youth:

On November 20, the Center for Native American Youth released its annual State of Native Youth report. The report highlights young leaders who are working hard to create a brighter future for tribal nations, the programs that help them do so, and the policy issues that impact their lives. The report also shares what we’ve learned from community meetings with youth and service providers about the priorities and solutions that matter most.

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UNITY Advisory Cohort empowers Native youth voice

Get to know the newest UNITY Peer Guide Cohort and learn more about their passion for advocating for “non-traditional” Native youth leadership. UNITY has recruited this diverse group of youth mentors, to design and facilitate six regional trainings across the nation. These trainings will empower Native youth to speak out about critical aspects of juvenile justice and delinquency prevention efforts within their home communities.

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Register for UNITY’s 2020 Conferences Today

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Questions about Registration? Contact ATS!
Phone: 985-801-0678 | Fax: 985-809-0300
Join us for the largest Native youth gathering in the nation. UNITY has made it easier for you to register for both conferences in one transaction if you wish!

UNITY Midyear Conference 

FRIDAY, February 14 – MONDAY, 17, 2020
CLICK HERE: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix Tempe
Tempe, Arizona
Early Bird Special Registration Rates – Now to
 December 31: $225
January 1 – February 1: $250
On-site: $275.00 

National UNITY Conference 

FRIDAY, July 3 – TUESDAY, July 7, 2020
CLICK HERE: Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Or call for more info: 877-212-5752
Washington, DC
Early Bird Special Registration Rates – Now to March 1: $300
March 2 – June 26: $350
On-site $400.00

 

Resources for LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Youth

Many organizations are doing great work to uplift the voices of our LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit youth by providing resources to share in your tribal and urban communities. The Northwest Portland Indian Area Health Board and WeRNative released a series of fact sheets and toolkits to assist providers in better service delivery for our Two Spirit relatives. You can check them out here: http://www.npaihb.org/2slgbtq/

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Honor Native Land: A Guide and Call to Acknowledgement


As we continue to carry on the support from Indigenous People’s Day across the nation, November highlights the celebration of Native American Heritage Month! It’s not only a time to amplify our stories, culture, traditions, and identity, but it is also a time to give back and honor the indigenous peoples of this land. Read More

Veterans Day: You Protected Us. Let Us Walk with You

On November 11th, we honored our AI/AN Veterans, as well as acknowledging active-duty members. Even though Veterans Day has passed, we encourage you to reach out to AI/AN Veterans in your life and check on them. A simple thank you can go a long way. Read More