Nation Building for Native Youth (NBNY) is a life-changing empowerment program for Native youth grades 10 - 12 and their adult advisors. NBNY programs represent 25 tribes from Northern Plains, Great Lakes, Southeast, Southern Plains, New Mexico and Arizona.
NIEA 2012 AWARD WINNERS
EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
Dr. Rick St. Germaine
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwa
Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
We are so happy for you and honored to know and work for the past 12 years with our Master Educator, Dr. Rick St. Germaine!
NCAI YOUTH COMMISSION
Here's to our NBNY Alumnus Jared Irvins-Massey for his continuing leadership as he honors our successful NBNY alumnae tradition and sets forth a bold path for Native Youth! Jared is sworn in here at the October 25 ceremony for the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) as president of the Youth Commission in front of 400+ Tribal Leaders from across the United States