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View News Update Videos from UNITY’s 2017 National Conference.

The July, 2017 Conference drew the largest number of attendees in UNITY’s 41 year history. Take a look back by viewing video news updates that feature notable conference events. The video shown below is from Day 1, and the links that follow are from other days’ news.

UNITY News Day 2  |  UNITY News Day 3  |  UNITY News Day 4|  UNITY News Day 5


UNITY gives a heartfelt thank you to our 2017 National UNITY Conference sponsors and supporters. With their support, our conference was a great success, breaking our attendance record! We appreciate their support of our Native youth leaders!


Grant Support from the Rose Community Foundation
Grant Support from the Denver Foundation on behalf of Kaiser Permanente
Bank of America Foundation
Ken Salazar
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
RJS & Associates, Inc.
Maynes, Bradford, Shipps & Sheftel, LLP
McElroy, Meyer, Walker & Condon, PC
Tilden & Toelupe, LLC
DJ Vanas
Whiteing Law

National Native Youth Leadership Conference Breaks Attendance Record

More than 2,000 gather in Denver, Colorado for 41st annual UNITY conference

Traveling from tribal and urban communities across the nation, and from far away as the Hawaiian Islands, Alaskan Native villages and the island of Taiwan Republic of China, more than 2,000 registered attendees converged in Denver, Colorado for the United National Indian Tribal Youth’s (UNITY) annual national conference. The 41st annual youth leadership development conference, infused with culturally relevant content, was held July 6-10, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center; it was the largest gathering in the organization’s history. Read More

Advisors Training Evaluation – 2017 National UNITY Conference

Youth Council Advisors
Online Training Evaluation Form

For those Youth Council Advisors who attended an advisors training session, please take a few minutes to complete the online evaluation HERE! (Please click on the Read More button below to open a page where the survey link is active. Sorry for the inconvenience.)

Your guidance is very helpful as we plan future training sessions.

Thank you.

Special MSUDenver Campus Visit for UNITY Conference Participants


As a proud sponsor of the National UNITY Conference Education and Career Expo, MSUDenver is scheduling a campus visit on Thursday, July 6 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm located less than a mile away from the Denver Convention Center. Visiting MSUDenver is the best way that you can learn about an urban college living experience. The campus tour will include information about the admission process, financial aid, academic programs, and other opportunities available at the University. Read More

On-Site Registration Is Now Open for 2017 National UNITY Conference – Form Available

On-Site Conference Registration Forms are available for download.

Those wishing to register for the 2017 National UNITY Conference must now do so by using the On-Site Registration Form that is available for download HERE. (Click on the Read More button below to open a page where the form download link is active.) Please read form instructions carefully.

The previously available registration page on this site has been removed. Therefore, please download and register using the On-Site Registration Form by clicking on the link provided above.

The On-Site registration fee is $325.

Thank you.

National UNITY Conference to Host Taiwan Indigenous Youth


For the third year in four years, the National UNITY Conference will feature a Taiwan Indigenous youth delegation who are members of the Vox Nativa Choir. Taiwan, which sits more than 100 miles off the southeast coast of mainland China, is believed to be the homeland of the Austronesian people. In Taiwan, there are 16 Indigenous ethnicities. Those attending the National UNITY Conference will represent the Amis, Bunun, and Paiwan people. Read More

National Conference Logo Contest Winner

The winner of the 2017 National UNITY Conference logo contest winner is Anthony Hurtado! He is 17 years old and from the Tohono O’odham Nation. Anthony currently lives in Valley Center, California. His submission was the inspiration for the final logo which will be featured on conference material at the 2017 national event. Read More

Denver Local Planning Committee gears up for National UNITY Conference

Members of the Denver Local Planning Committee (LPC) are working hard to ensure Native youth and advisors enjoy a wonderful National UNITY Conference experience next month in Denver. The LPC is made up of several Native youths and adult members from the Denver metro area who have been meeting since late last year. Read More