The following information was provided by Antonio Davis, Youth Council Coordinator, Ak-Chin Indian Community.
Everyone is Welcome to attend Alyssa Rene Garcia's - Miss Indian Arizona 2013/2014 - Farewell Celebration on Saturday September 13, 2014. See the attached flyers for more information about the day's events and location.
Watch UNITY's PSA that premiered during halftime of Native American Heritage Night at the Phoenix Mercury vs. Atlanta Dream WNBA game on August 5! Following the game, UNITY and Shoni Schimmel hosted a post game interview. Thank you to the WNBA and Misty for promoting our message!
The following story and video was submitted by LoVina Louie and the Coeur d' Alene Youth Council.
The following story was posted on the Coeur d' Alene Press website on August 18, 2014.
WORLEY (Idaho) - The easier the questions were, the longer it took to answer.
But Louisville senior Jude Schimmel told her story and allowed for Q&A after speaking to a crowd of more than 200 at the United National Indian Tribal Youth conference here Thursday.
"Will you eat lunch with me?" one child asked.
"Will you sign my shirt?" another followed.
While the 20-year-old Native American icon was too busy for the lunch, she did sign dozens of items.
Read the rest of the story online on the Coeur d' Alene Press website.
The latest issue of the UNITY Newsletter is now available for online viewing and download. The newsletter has a number of stories that include the following:
- A recap of the 2014 National UNITY Conference,
- An update on the latest happening with the Today's Native Leaders project,
- A message from the newly elected National UNITY Council Co-Presidents,
- An article and photos of the inaugural class of the 25 Under 25 program, and
- Other news items of interest to the members of the UNITY Family.