Focus Areas

Our primary strategies for achieving our goals are to:

  1. Expand voice of Native youth by establishing a Youth Council on every reservation and a Statewide Native Youth Council that will include culturally based leadership training steeped in tradition and cultural strengths;
  2. Educate by developing teaching tools that will help people better understand the rich history of Native people and stop stereotypes, myths, and bullying; and
  3. Establish an Indigenous Youth Research and Development Center to address the need for culturally relevant, strength based research regarding Native youth; and
  4. Strengthen government-to-government relationships.