- Published on Friday, 16 October 2015 16:24
YES! is designed for Native American high school and college-aged students interested in business and entrepreneurship to hone their skills and learn more about what it takes to become successful in business.
Native youth wishing to attend YES! can register for free by Clicking Here.
- Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:06
Deadlines are quickly approaching to SAVE on registration fees for both the 2016 UNITY Midyear Conference and the 2016 UNITY Golf Classic.
The 2016 UNITY Midyear Conference will take place February 12-15, 2016 at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa in Mesa, Arizona. Early-bird registration is now $175 through December 1. To register now, CLICK HERE.
UNITY's Midyear Conference host hotel, Phoenix Marriott Mesa, is now taking reservations at a special rate of $159. To reserve a room, CLICK HERE. The special room rates are available for a limited time, attendees are encouraged to reserve soon as rooms are already filling-up!
The 2016 UNITY Golf Classic registration is now open. CLICK HERE to register as an individual or sponsor of the popular annual tournament which will take place at the Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona - an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Save $50 per individual player when you register by December 4.
National UNITY Council Co-Presidents Present "UNITY Report" at National Congress of American Indians Convention
- Published on Monday, 26 October 2015 22:20
Sassamin Weeden, Mashpee Wampanoag, Female Co-President of the National UNITY Council (NUC), and Brian Weeden, Mashpee Wampanoag, Male Co-President of the National UNITY Council, updated tribal leaders last week about UNITY activities during the annual convention of the National Congress of American Indians in San Diego. The Weedens, who are the first brother and sister Co-Presidents, informed tribal leaders about the make up of the NUC with representatives being elected from ten regions and this year most are females. Brian Weeden also spoke about the White House Tribal Youth Gathering, which UNITY co-sponsored, and gave praise to speaker First Lady Michelle Obama for connecting with Native youth and understanding Native youth issues as a result of a visit by her and President Barack Obama to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
- Published on Monday, 26 October 2015 22:15
UNITY congratulates TaNeel Real Bird, 2014 UNITY 25 Under 25 Honoree, for being elected to the board of the National Indian Education Association
TaNeel Real Bird, ‘Chi-wa-ga-la-jish’ One Who Always Prays, an enrolled member of the White Clay and Nakoda Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and a member of the first class of UNITY's 25 Under 25, has been elected as a Student Representative to the board of the National Indian Education Association. TaNeel is majoring in Political Science and International Relations at Penn State University. She previously attended the Harvard University Summer School Program, while serving as an intern for the Harvard University Native American Program, and is the founder of the Childhood Nations Literacy Project. Her future plans include becoming a lawyer specializing in American Indian law.
The National Indian Education Association Convention was recently held in Portland, Oregon. Many attending stopped by the UNITY booth to pick up information about UNITY's youth leadership programs. Thank you to all who volunteered at the booth!
- Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 16:34
Will you be attending the 72nd NCAI Annual Convention & Marketplace? If so, stop by and visit with us at BOOTH #431! We will be there handing out goodies and giving the latest information on upcoming UNITY events and workshops.