- Published on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 18:58
Tribe receives Federal approval of 323 acres for reservation
Left to right: Brian Weeden, Sassamin Weeden, and Keturah Peters of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. Brian and Sassamin are the first-ever brother and sister National UNITY Council Co-Presidents. Keturah Peters is the National UNITY Council Northeastern Representative and a UNITY 25 Under 25 award recipient.
September 23, 2015 – Mesa, Arizona — In a historic decision last week, the U.S. Department of Interior approved the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's land into trust application, establishing its initial reservation. Mary Kim Titla, Executive Director of the United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) shares sentiments on behalf of the organization.
- Published on Sunday, 20 September 2015 18:05
Webinar: How to Become an Effective Leader
On September 24, 2015, from 6 to 7 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will host “Learning to Lead,” a Webinar presented by UNITY: Today's Native Leaders. Young people who participate in youth leadership and youth development activities tend to do better in school, are more active in their communities, and have an easier time moving onto adulthood. This webinar will explore how to assess your leadership skills and learn how to become an effective leader.
The training will be led by Chance Rush of Cloudboy Consulting and UNITY youth leader Hamilton Seymour.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER and learn more about this free Webinar.
- Published on Sunday, 20 September 2015 18:28
UNITY will continue it's #IwillLive contest on social media through the end of September in an effort to bring further attention to the suicide epidemic among Native youth in Indian Country. The winner will receive one (1) Registration Scholarship to the 2016 National UNITY Conference to be held in July in Oklahoma.
Simply post and share photos of life, family, friends, hobbies - anything you care about - to show your celebration of life. Post on any of UNITY's social media pages (Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) and include the hashtag #IwillLive.
For additional resources on suicide prevention, please come back to revisit UNITY's "I Will Live" page.
- Published on Sunday, 20 September 2015 18:19
UNITY is seeking Arizona locals to participate in planning committees that are now being formed for several events.
The local planning committees are an integral part to UNITY's events. Please consider joining one or more committees, and encourage a friend to do the same! Events are one of UNITY's major outreach efforts to support and embrace Native youth leadership.
- Published on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 17:14
In case you missed it, catch-up with UNITY and read the highlights from this past summer in the latest edition of UNITY News Update - Summer 2015 Edition!
You may view and download the UNITY News Update HERE.