Video Contest Winners showcased during Wellness Warrior Summit – UNITY, Inc.

Video Contest Winners showcased during Wellness Warrior Summit

To celebrate the third year of UNITY Wellness Warriors, three winning Youth Councils were showcased during the UNITY Wellness Warrior Summit. They also received three complimentary registrations to attend the National Conference through the Kellogg Scholarship. Each of them created a video showcasing what wellness means to them in their communities. The UNITY Wellness Warriors program, in partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, hosted this day as the culmination and sharing of Wellness Warrior projects and youth council activities.

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TAMIT Indigenous Youth from the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians in San Fernando, CA.

Tulalip Youth Council showcase what it means to them to be a Wellness Warrior.

Siletz Youth Council from Oregon share how they keep well.

Following the keynote speakers, 40+ workshops hosted by various health organizations and youth councils showcased their approaches to indigenous wellness. As a special treat, event sponsor Nike N7 provided Native youth attendees with Nike dry-fit “Skoden” t-shirts, as encouragement to never stop striving for their personal wellness.