The 2014 UNITY Golf Classic took place on January 24 at the Ak-Chin Indian Community's Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, AZ. Eighteen four person teams participated.
Alex Shulte, who expects to earn her WPGA card this year, was a special Celebrity Guest player. View her brief statement below, which she gave just prior to the start of the Classic.
Other videos of the day's activities are available HERE on the United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc YouTube channel.
The following message was written by the Co-Presidents of the National UNITY Council to express their appreciation for those who support UNITY's efforts.
On behalf of the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) organization, its Executive Committee and Council of Trustees, we would like to take a brief moment and give a BIG thank you to all who have reached out recently, extending warm wishes on our UNITY headquarters move to Mesa, Arizona; we had an overwhelmingly successful open house event! We greatly appreciate those who took the time to attend the event and tour the new office. We are also grateful for the numerous emails, notes and phone calls regarding our move. Our doors are always open, and invite you to stop by to see what's new and exciting at UNITY!
The latest issue of the UNITY News Newsletter is now available for viewing/downloading. The newsletter has several articles of interest, including those concerning the recent award received from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the relocation of UNITY's headquarters from Oklahoma City, OK to Mesa, AZ, and brief biographies of the current National UNITY Council Executive Committee. Readers will also learn about recent UNITY activities and news of other upcoming events such as the 2014 Golf Classic, and the Midyear and National Conferences.
To view/download the newsletter, click on the following attachment.
United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) invites you to join in and help us celebrate the Grand Opening of the UNITY office in Arizona.
The Open House will take place on Monday, December 30, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M in UNITY's new offices that are located at 1 N MacDonald Drive, Suite 312 in Mesa, Arizona.
Come by and take part in the activities that will include Special Opening Ceremonies, presentations by area youth council members and an introduction to the members of the National UNITY Council Executive Committee.
UNITY, Inc has served Native American and Alaskan Native Youth for 37 years from the UNITY Headquarters in Oklahoma under the direction and leadership of founder and executive director J.R. Cook. He and the UNITY Council of Trustees appointed Arizona's own Mary Kim Titla to lead UNITY as the new executive director with blessing to move the organization west.
Drop by, meet the new executive director, enjoy refreshments and receive a UNITY memento of the event.
Follow the link below to view a copy of the invitation.
Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor, Jr., (Ta-Wits-Pal-Lu) passed away on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2013. He was 48 years old. Arthur was the second child born to Veronica Mae (McCormack) Taylor and Arthur (Charlie) Taylor, Sr. He was born Saturday, February 6, 1965 in Lewiston, Idaho.
Arthur was a Lapwai resident and a member of the Nez Perce Tribe. He was proud descendent of the Chief Joseph Band of Wallowa, Oregon and Chief Eagle in the Light. He grew up on the Nez Perce reservation with a passion for education and his Nez Perce tribal culture. He attend Lapwai public schools and was a proud advocate for public education and community involvement.
In 1980, as a young student, Arthur attended his first of many conferences in Washington D.C. as the Nez Perce tribal youth delegate to the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) conference. This early exposure to national Native youth, culture, leadership and education would later become the center pieces of Art's passion for making a difference.