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This category features stories and news items concerning the activities of the National UNITY Council Executive Committee and its current and former members.

Traveling Moccasins: Macedonia – Greece 2015

The following story was written by Jared Massey.


"And while I stood there I saw more than I can tell, And I understood more than I saw; For I was seeing in a sacred manner."  Black Elk, Black Elk Speaks

Jared MasseyMy ancestor's fought to ensure the future of my people would be prosperous and filled with opportunities. Opportunities such as the one I embarked on.  As a young Native American, the likelihood of traveling to a land beyond the boarders of the country were slim to none, so I thought. My journey abroad has taught me lessons I’ll never forget, and began with five college students simply wanting to create change in a foreign land.

Arizona State University’s Chi Alpha is a Christian organization centered around the idea of creating an authentic community on campus.  My journey to Europe was made possible through this amazing life-changing organization. I encourage other youth, seek authentic community and faith while pursuing higher education.

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Co-President Election Petition Now Available

Co-President Election Petition

The Co-President Election Petition is available online HERE.

Declare Your Candidacy

Now Accepting 2015 - 2016 National UNITY Council Area Representative Election Petitions

National UNITY Council Petition

Each year, the UNITY Organization convenes for a National Conference in various cities throughout the country. At these conferences, a young man and a young woman from UNITY affiliated youth councils participate in business meetings where they elect 10 officers to the National UNITY Council (NUC), which make up the Executive Committee (EC). The 10 officers or area representatives on the NUC EC represent 10 regions. Also elected are two Co-Presidents, one male and one female. It’s that time of year again to consider running for the Executive Committee of the NUC. Individual members, those not affiliated with a youth council, can also run for an area representative position. Please refer to the current National UNITY Council Constitution and Bylaws for additional information about the election process.

Read more: Declare Your Candidacy

UNITY Youth Leaders Select Suicide Prevention as Top Priority

UNITY will be sharing a series of resources available to Native individuals and communities to help address this serious issue of Suicide. UNITY youth leaders voted unanimously at the UNITY Midyear Conference in Washington, DC to make Suicide Prevention a top priority (see resolution attachment below). Please share these resources far and wide! Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) if you need to talk to someone.

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

This webiste is a great resource for individuals working with Native populations. Please share.

http://www.sprc.org/aian

UNITY Executive Committee Profile: Alexandria GreyBull

Alexandria GreyBullAlexandria GreyBull, Great Plains Area Representative, is nineteen years old. She is an enrolled member of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Poplar, MT but she was born and raised on the Sisseton Wahpeton Lake Traverse Reservation in South Dakota. Alexandria is the daughter of Brian and Emma Greybull. She is currently the Vice President of the Seventh Generation Oyate Voices youth council of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. Alexandria graduated from Tiospa Zina Tribal School in May 2012. She is an employee at the Sisseton Wahpeton Early Headstart and full time college student at Sisseton Wahpeton College and is majoring in Dakota Studies. Alexandria is a women's old style jingle dress dancer. Her culture plays a huge part in her life.