Native Youth Leadership Alliance

 Johnny Buck, Wanapum/Yakama is a father, community Johnny Buck, Wanapum/Yakama is a father, community leader,  organizer, traditional food gatherer and Tribal college student  from  Priest Rapids  Dam,  Washington.  He is currently in the  Native  Environmental  Science  Bachelor’s Program at Northwest  Indian  College.  He is  also a Co-  Founder of the Native Youth  Leadership  Alliance, which  invests  in young Native American  leaders to  spark culturally based  community change.

 

 

In addition, Johnny is a  chair of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest  Indians (ATNI) Youth  Committee, an  organization that was  created to protect tribal culture, rights, and sovereignty by unifying tribes and advocating for the wellbeing of Native Peoples.  He is currently supporting the efforts of empowering Youth in the ATNI space and strategically planning the structure of a leadership pipeline.  Johnny’s community work includes the development of a successful Native language program, mentoring youth in fishing and hunting and revitalizing traditional cultural arts.

dent  from  Priest Rapids  Dam,  Washington.  He is currently in the  Native  Environmental  Science  Bachelor’s Program at Northwest  Indian  College.  He is  also a Co-  Founder of the Native Youth  Leadership  Alliance, which  invests  in young Native American  leaders to  spark culturally based  community change.  

In addition, Johnny is a  chair of the Affiliated  Tribes of Northwest  Indians (ATNI) Youth  Committee, an  organization that was  created to protect tribal culture, rights, and sovereignty by unifying tribes and advocating for the wellbeing of Native Peoples.  He is currently supporting the efforts of empowering Youth in the ATNI space and strategically planning the structure of a leadership pipeline.  Johnny’s community work includes the development of a successful Native language program, mentoring youth in fishing and hunting and revitalizing traditional cultural arts.