Native Youth Leadership Alliance

Spokane ATNI Youth Forum – AGENDA

  Native Youth Forum: Culturally Based Leadership Training   When: Sunday September 17, 2017 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Where: Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201, meeting room 1 Who: All middle school-high school age Native youth   Free – Register upon arrival   AGENDA 9:00 – 10:00am Registration Breakfast…

(Kaden Walksnice) A’o’tsévôhomó’hestôtse (Victory Dance!)

photo credit: Trip Jennings VICTORY DANCE! Ancestral Cheyenne Homelands at Naahéo’hé’e (Otter Creek) are closer to being protected by coal development. Arch Coal is one of the World’s top largest coal producers for the global power generation industries and we have stopped them from mining on Cheyenne lands! On March 10th 2016 Arch Coal released a…

(Ryan Dennison) Conscious Leadership

(Ryan weaving abstract Dine’ rug designs on a fence. Photo credit Darin Tom) Ryan Dennison (Dine’), Upcoming student at Dine’ College Interview by Mariana Harvey Yá’át’ééh, Ryan Dennison éí yinishyé. Hooghan Łání éí nishłí. Ta’neeszahnii bá shíshchíín. Tsénabiłnii éí da shicheii. Kinyaa’áanii éí da shinálí. Na’nízhoozhídi éí shighan. Hello, my name is Ryan Dennison. I…

(Paul Cline) Articulating Visions Through NYLA

(Paul painting with his son, Tony) Paul Cline (Nooksack/Lummi), Student at Northwest Indian College Interview by Burdette Birdinground WHAT’S POSSIBLE WITH NYLA? The support from all the Northwest NYLA members in our region. The community being close and being able to connect with members and to relate on local issues and support each other in our…

(Mariana Harvey & Johnny Buck) Our Foods Are Our Leaders!

POWERING UP OUR LEADERSHIP WITH SPRING FOODS Nahme nateetyte kwatat eewa payu atow– Our Indian foods are very important “Our foods are our leaders; we follow our foods. Our most important ceremony honors our first foods and up until that point we are preparing for that time, so that we’re ready to honor the foods…