Native Youth Leadership Alliance

ATNI YOUTH FORUM

SATURDAY MAY 18 AND SUNDAY MAY 19 AT CUSICK, WA – 8am – 5pm

MONDAY MAY 20 AT AIRWAY HEIGHTS, WA – 8am – 12pm

 

REGISTER HERE

 

*No Registration Fee *Food Provided

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians & Native Youth Leadership Alliance

Present the ATNI Youth Forum Agenda

May 18-20, 2019

 

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Day 1:

STEAMing Ahead into Fully-Expressed Indigenous Scientists and Engineers!

May 18, 2019 Location: Camas Wellness Center

​1821 Leclerc Rd N Ste 1, Cusick, WA 99119

 

 

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8:00am

Breakfast
Welcome and Invocation, creating a sacred space

NYLA, NASA and local elder

Ice Breaker and Team Builder

Jo Buck YVCC

9:00am

NASA Welcome, Intro, Trust Building exercise and teams are assembled

Kuari NASA
Daniella NASA
Lumpt XwushXwhy NWIC

9:45am

Astrobiology – Study of life on Earth to Search for Life Elsewhere. Team-Based Hands-on activities to develop a mission concept to one of four destinations

Daniella NASA
Kuari NASA
Lumpt XwushXwhy NWIC

12:00pm

Lunch, music, open mic

All

1:00pm

Afternoon energizer/Team Builder

Youth led

1:15pm

From Mission Concept to Mission Spacecraft: Each team will create a mission name, patch design and small physical representation of the spacecraft that will fit on top of the rockets reflective of Indigenous communities

Kuari NASA
Daniella NASA
Lumpt XwushXwhy NWIC

2:00pm

Afternoon energizer/Team building Activity

Jo Buck YVCC

2:15pm

Intro into Engineering Design Process Building Rockets
Launching Rockets
Programming ozobots to collect data

Kuari NASA Daniella NASA Lumpt XwushXwhy

 

4:15pm

Wrap Up: Did your Mission find life? Celebrate successful process and team work

Daniella NASA Kuari NASA
Lumpt XwushXwhy

4:45-5pm

Reflections and Closing ceremony, certificate of completions

ALL

 

 

DAY 2:

Leader/Leadership Training through Culture, Art and Activism

May 19, 2019

Location: Camas Wellness Center

​1821 Leclerc Rd N Ste 1, Cusick, WA 99119

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8:00am

Breakfast

ATNI, NYLA

8:30am

Intros and welcome ceremonies, creating a sacred and fun learning space

NYLA

9:00am

Plants, Medicine & Resiliency: In this interactive workshop participants will go on a plant walk, identify local native plants, focusing on douglas fir. Participants will learn what douglas fir is used for, and then make a lip balm to take home.

Mariana Harvey Fort Lewis Jo Buck YVCC

11:00am

Native Representation in Media: Casting Natives for Native roles in Los Angeles, CA

Michelle Hall Shining Elk

 

12:00

Lunch, and presentation: Fattening your pockets for college, having a little spending change.

Terri Ashby-Scott Ph.D. Johnny Buck NWIC

1:00pm

Innovation Camp: Art and Activism Creating a Social Media Storm with photography, memes, poster boards and videoonallsocialmediaplatforms. Bring your tech!

Johnny Buck NWIC Chiara Rose ESC

3:00

Electorate Campaign: The need for Native Elected officials at all levels of government

Paulette Jordan

4:00

Youth Determined Space

All

4:45

Rock, Stick, Leaf

All

 

 

DAY 3:

Native Youth Professional Development

May 20, 2019

Location: Northern Quest Casino 

100 N Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, WA 99001

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Sunday May 19, 2019 presented by ATNI, NYLA and partners

Location: ​Northern Quest Casino

 

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8:00am

Breakfast

ATNI, NYLA

ATNI YOUTH FORUM AGENDA May 18-20 2019

9:00am

Wake Up, Wake Up! Ice Breakers and Team Builders

ATNI, NYLA

9:30am

Professional Skills: Communication and emotional intelligence

ATNI, NYLA

10:00am

Public Speaking: Introduction to giving Keynote and Motivational speeches

ATNI, NYLA

11:00am

General Assembly Orientation with Tribal leaders

ATNI, NYLA

11:10am

Join ATNI General Assembly

ATNI, NYLA

 

 

Youth Forum Planners

Josephine Buck​ is a Full-time student at Yakima Valley Community College in Yakima, Washington. Josephine is fully committed to the health and wellness of Native Youth. She practices “camouflage learning” which uses fun activities to teach various lessons. Josephine is also a Youth Pastor for “Mending Wings” Native Youth Ministry on the Yakama reservation and is also a song/dance coach for the Yakama Swan Dancers.

Johnny Buck​ is a full time student at Northwest Indian College. He is Chair of the ATNI Youth Committee and Co-founder and Executive Director of the Native Youth Leadership Alliance He is committed to supporting collaboration among Tribal communities towards wellness and power. In June 2019 he will be the first from his village to graduate with a Bachelor’s of Native Environmental Science degree, he also earned engineering prerequisites for grad school. Johnny will take a gap year and then will pursue a graduate degree program at the Foster School of Business beginning in the Fall of 2020 at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Mariana Harvey is an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation and was born and raised in Seattle, WA. She graduated in 2008 from Fort Lewis College with a BA in American Indian Studies. Mariana brings a wealth of experience to her leadership role with NYLA, including previous work with several Native non-profits, student organizations, the Yakama Nation, work with regional food sovereignty movements and with Native youth. She is a contributing affiliate to the​ Northwest Native Plants and Foods Collective​ which aims to catalyze the indigenous foods and medicines revolution by raising awareness, mobilizing communities and supporting culture.