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Nike’s Native American & Friends Network Partners with National Center and UNITY to Provide Employment Resources for Indian Country

The National Center, Nike’s Native American & Friends Network and UNITY come together to co-host event introducing new Native Edge portal at the Nike Factory Store at Wild Horse Pass, Gila River Indian Community

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Native American Youth Leadership Conference Breaks Attendance Record

More than 2,000 Native American youth gathered in Denver for UNITY Conference

Traveling from tribal and urban communities across the nation, and from as far away as the Hawaiian Islands, Alaskan Native villages and the island of Taiwan Republic of China, more than 2,000 registered attendees converged in Denver, Colorado for the United National Indian Tribal Youth’s (UNITY) annual national conference. The 41st annual Native American youth leadership development conference was held July 6-10, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center; it was the largest gathering in the organization’s history.

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Time of Unity

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Soboba Youth Visit the Mile-High City

Sharing their culture with others unites Natives

Fifteen youth, aged 12 through 18, attended the 2017 National UNITY (United National Indian Tribal Youth) conference in Denver from July 6 through 10. All but one are tribal members of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians. Chaperones Harold Arres, Annalisa Tucker and Raelynne Rhodes accompanied the youth and also enjoyed the many varied activities.

Read the rest of story on the Soboba web site.

Unity Conference selects Flathead youth group as Tribal Youth Council of the Year

Flathead Youth GroupDENVER — A Flathead Reservation youth group was selected as the Tribal Youth Council of The Year at the UNITY (United National Indian Tribal Youth) Conference in Denver last week. — A Flathead Reservation youth group was selected as the Tribal Youth Council of The Year at the UNITY (United National Indian Tribal Youth) Conference in Denver last week.

Read the complete story on the Char-Koosta News Online web site.

UNITY Awarded W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant to Support New “Wellness Warriors Project”

NOVEMBER 3, 2016 – MESA, AZ – With continued efforts and great strides to promote and address racial healing and equity in the U.S., the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) a $763,124 grant over a three-year period. The grant will support UNITY’s newest program called the UNITY Wellness Warriors Project. The new program aims to increase the awareness of the need for and benefits of adopting a lifestyle that incorporates a culturally-relevant and measurable personal wellness plan that will lead to transformational change.

Read complete story on Mesa Chamber of Commerce web site.

Cultural-Based Wellness App to Launch at National Native Youth Conference

DENVER  Imagine downloading an app designed to help you track wellness from a cultural perspective – fitness through cultural dance, healthy eating with traditional Native foods, and more. This week more than 1,800 Native American youth and advisors from throughout the U.S. will do just that at the National UNITY Conference taking place at the Colorado Convention Center from July 6 – 10. The UNITY Wellness Warrior app is made possible through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The app, developed with input from Native youth, is free and will be available via the App Store and Play Store beginning on July 6.

Read the full story at NativeNewsOnline.net.

Taiwan aboriginal youth group visits Denver to promote traditional culture

A Taiwanese aboriginal youth group visited Denver from July 5-9 to attend the 41st National Conference of the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY). The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Denver was also invited to attend the conference and promote Taiwanese aboriginal culture.

Read the rest of the story on the Taiwan Republic of China web site.

Native American Youth Are Ready for the UNITY National Conference

The UNITY National Conference will focus on ways Native American youth find wellness within their communities

White Mountain Apache Youth CouncilThe United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) National Conference starts tomorrow in Denver, Colorado, and Native American youth from across Turtle Island have been preparing for months.

Read the rest of story on Indian Country Today web site.

UNITY Conference Brings Together Youth

The following story is from the July 26, 2016 NewsOK Website. Click here to view a related news video.

Uniting for the 40th anniversary of the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) conference, American Indian students came from across the country for the five-day event in Oklahoma City.

“This is where UNITY was founded and we wanted to come back on its anniversary to celebrate,” said Mary Kim Titla, executive director for UNITY. (Click here to read the rest of the story on the NewsOK website.)