Meet Those Who Received Awards During the 2016 National Conference
During its 40th Anniversary Gala (Banquet) UNITY recognized a number of individuals and a special Youth Council with awards. The awardees included the Golda Cook Scholarship winners, as well as the recipients of the Eddie Wadda UNITY Alumni Award, the JR Cook Advisor of the Year Award, and the Youth Council of the Year Award. The following videos introduce the recipients as well as those individuals who serve as the inspiration for the awards. Thanks to all the awardees for their outstanding individual accomplishments and for their service to their communities and Native youth. (Click on the Read More button to view the page where the related videos are shown.)
Meet Golda Cook:
Golda Cook Scholarship Winners: Kaleena Stone, Bishop Paiute Tribe: Shante Slender, Navajo Nation.
Meet Eddie Wadda:
Eddie Wadda UNITY Alumni Award recipient: Marty Ybarra
Meet JR Cook:
JR Cook Advisor of the Year Award recipient: Michael Preston
Youth Council of the Year Award recipient: Mvskoke Nation Youth Council
Thanks to Cherylee Francis of CFproductions, LLC of Flagstaff, AZ (www.CFproductions.us) for creating these custom video clips.