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April 17, 2014 NOW Message: Summer Bridge Program & Diabetes Prevention Youth Camp!

This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about two items: 1. Living Well Traditionally Diabetes Prevention Youth Camp and 2. Institute of American Indian Arts Summer Bridge Program. << MORE >>

Cierra Fields Plays Role in Creating Cherokee Nation Leadership Day

We’re proud of Cierra Fields of the Cherokee Nation, 2013 Champion for Change and NCAI Youth cabinet member, for co-authoring a tribal resolution designating October 2 as “Cherokee Nation Leadership Day.”<< MORE >>

Announcement: CNAY Physical Activity, Sport and Wellness Contest Deadline Extended to April 18 and Now Open to Native Youth 15-24 Years Old

CNAY's Physical Activity, Sport and Wellness contest deadline has been extended to April 18 and is now open to Native youth ages 15-24 years old.<< MORE >>

Indian Law and Order Commission Report - Youth Focus

In November of 2013, the Indian Law and Order Commission, created by the Tribal Law and Order Act and extended by Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization, released a report titled “A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer.”<< MORE >>

Summer Leadership Summit: Native Youth in Agriculture

The Summer Leadership Summit: Native Youth in Agriculture is a week long education and leadership summit designed to provide comprehensive training in the legal and business complexities unique to Indian Country land and agriculture<< MORE >>

SAMHSA Request for Applications: State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is seeking proposals to implement statewide or tribal youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies. Read the full Request for Applications for details. << MORE >>

April 14th Webinar: Youth Suicide Prevention in Indigenous Communities

The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is having a webinar about preventing youth suicide in Indigenous communities on Monday, April 14, 2014. Presenters will describe some of the challenges to approaching suicide prevention one individual at a time, particularly for Indigenous communities, and offer some alternative strategies that utilize a broader approach to prevention.<< MORE >>

April 9, 2014 NOW: CoachUP Scholarship for Student-Athletes & Colorado Summer Program

This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about two items: 1. The CoachUP scholarship for student-athletes, and 2. The Native Education Forum (NEF) summer program for high school students.<< MORE >>

Announcement: Dahkota Brown, Cierra Fields and Sarah Schilling Selected to the 2014 NCAI National Native Youth Cabinet

The Center for Native American Youth would like to congratulate Dahkota Brown, Cierra Fields and Sarah Schilling, from our 2013 Champions for Change, on being selected to join the 2014 National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) National Native Youth Cabinet. << MORE >>

April 2 NOW Message: CNAY Video/Writing Contest - How Does Physical Activity/Sport Impact Your Life?

This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message presents the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) Video/Writing Contest: Physical Activity, Sport & Wellness. Deadline to submit your story is April 14. << MORE >>
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