Native Youth Leadership Alliance

Ryan Dennison

Dine’
  • New Mexico
  • Arts & Media
  • 2013

My vision and goals are to open a co-op venue with community members to host art shows, concerts, produce recording sessions and other multi-media ideas

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Jedadiah Richards

Oglala Lakota
  • South Dakota
  • Arts & Media
  • 2013

With all of the opportunities and networks I’ve been able to gain because of NYLA, I am able to see a brighter future for my community and myself.

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Angel Two Bulls

Oglala Lakota
  • South Dakota
  • Arts & Media
  • Two Spirit/LGBTQ Equity + Justice Building
  • 2011

I am a gender fluid creative, cinematographer, therapist, coach and active community member with a passion in moving our Native communities forward.

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Jesse Antoine Shortbull

Oglala Lakota
  • South Dakota
  • Arts & Media
  • Co-Founder

Growing up I was inspired by Lakota storytellers who captivated my sense of imagination and wonder from tales of the mundane to myth and legend I was treated to an oratory thrill ride.

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Jimi La Pointe

Oglala Lakota
  • South Dakota
  • Arts & Media
  • Co-Founder

I am passionate about filmmaking because I love storytelling.  It is an important part of Native tradition and Native values. 

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