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Food Sovereignty: Free Wellness Warriors Webinar

Join us, for UNITY’s first Webinar Wednesday of 2019, on Wednesday, January 30th. This month’s webinar will feature Twila Cassadore, of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, presenting on traditional foods diet and her work on food sovereignty. Twila has been working with San Carlos Apache, White Mountain Apache, and Yavapi peoples for the past 25 years, conducting interviews with elders to bring information back into the community to address health and social problems. Twila described the importance of foods like grass seeds and acorn seeds to the diets of Apaches before people were moved onto reservations and became reliant on rations, and later, commodities. Our one-hour webinar will begin at 5pm Eastern. Sign up and tune in for our healthy foods presentation. Read More

UNITY Wellness Challenge: 3rd place raffle winner announced

It’s not too late to join!

This Friday, January 4, UNITY will give away our 2nd place prize pack including:
• Limited Edition Skoden Swag
• $25 gift card
• One (1) Complimentary 2019 Midyear Conference Registration

You have until Jan. 11th to enter the challenge. Learn More about the challenge by clicking HERE

How to Enter the UNITY Wellness Challenge

Invitation to participate in a special Wellness Warriors challenge

UNITY’s mission, in part, is to, “help build a STRONG, unified, and self-reliant NATIVE AMERICA through greater youth involvement.” The Wellness Warriors project helps achieve this goal by offering tools and activities that promote better health and wellness among the nation’s Native youth. Read More

NEW Community Changemaker Grants for Native Youth-led Health Project

Community Changemaker Grants

Community Changemaker Grants are small amounts of money ($250) that can help supercharge a YOUTH-led and YOUTH-planned health event. Read More

UNITY New Years Revolution Webinar

CLICK HERE to Register today! Even if you are unable to watch live, if you register a recorded copy of the training will be emailed to you afterwards. #UNITYWellnessChallenge

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UNITY Youth hosts Red Dress Special honoring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Statistics show there were more than 5,700 known incidents in the U.S. of missing and murdered Indigenous women reported to the National Crime Information Center in 2016, a sad reality 25 Under 25 Awardee Jazmine Wildcat says needs more attention. “This is a subject that means a lot to me. I feel that our Native women are the backbone of our people and as life-givers, our people cease to exist if we do not protect them,” said Wildcat, a member of the Northern Arapaho Nation.  Her passion on the issue led her to host a Red Dress special at Northern Arapaho Powwow in Arapaho, Wyoming.
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UNITY 25 Under 25 supports Mesa Community College Native American Day

Mesa Community College hosted its first Native American Day late last month in Mesa, Arizona. The event was hosted by MCC’s I.S.O Club which stands for Intertribal Student Organization a school club, which works hard to bring awareness to Native issues and to make sure all Natives feel welcome to the college. The event was the brainchild of Miss Colorado River Indian Tribes Audri Mitchell, 25 Under 25 Awardee, who who serves as the I.S.O Club President. The event aligns with her platform to encourage youth to be more involved in their cultural teachings. Read More

Wellness Warriors’ Webinar Watch Party Winner Announced!

UNITY recently gave away three complimentary registrations for the 2019 UNITY Midyear Conference to a  lucky winner who participated in the latest Wellness Warriors webinar entitled “How to Become More Involved with the UNITY Family.” The webinar, facilitated by Dr. Pearl Yellowman, informed participants about UNITY’s youth programs such as the National UNITY Council, Earth Ambassadors, 25 Under 25, UNITY News, UNITY Fire and its annual conferences. About 80 youth and advisors watched the webinar. Salt River High School alone had more than 50 students login for the interactive virtual training. Congratulations to Terrance Crisin from the Kewa T.R.U.T.H. Youth Council of Santo Domingo Pueblo in New Mexico who won the registrations!
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Wellness Warriors Releases Fall Poster Collection

UNITY Wellness Warriors has released its Fall 2018 wellness campaign posters, part of an ongoing series featuring Native American youth.  The posters feature Native youth from communities across the country, representing the lifestyles they live as they express their culture, daily habits, and hobbies that allow them to live positive and healthy lifestyles.
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You can WIN 3 complimentary Midyear Conference registrations

Click HERE  to register for the upcoming UNITY Wellness Warriors webinar: “How to Become More Involved with the UNITY Family” featuring special guest presenter Dr. Pearl Yellowman (Navajo). This 1-hour virtual training will take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 starting at 3:00pm MST. Please share this opportunity with others, and we look forward to your participation! Read More