Native Youth Leadership Alliance

Strengthening Culture & Language

(Click on the names below to learn more about their leadership)

SCM-2012 Eagle Staff

Kaden Walksnice (Northern Cheyenne) Montana

Carrying the Eagle Staff is a big responsibility and is a difficult task to do, but I have learned that over the years I gained my energy and strength from the other runners, prayers and our ancestors pushing us through the connections of the Eagle Staff.- at the 15th annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run/Walk

Alli Moran (Lakota/Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) South Dakota


Johnny Buck (Wanapum/Yakama of the Columbia River) Washington State


Terra Harvey (Dine’/Yankton Sioux) Arizona