OCTOBER 11, 2021
GRADES 6 to 12

NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH SUMMIT

Join us for a fun-filled day where Native Youth learn resilience, life skills, and knowledge for their future! The event will feature a wide range of activities, cultural learning opportunities, and end with a concert from award-winning Native American Hip-Hop artist Supaman!

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Keynote Speaker and Performer: SUPAMAN!

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Sponsored by Williams, IHS Substance Abuse Suicide Prevention Program, College of the Muscogee Nation, and Public Service Company of Oklahoma.

SUMMIT SPONSORSHIPS

Thank you for your interest in the Native American Youth Summit. Sponsorships are needed to help fund speakers, food, and t-shirts for our youth. The Summit will be held in-person in 2021 in collaboration with Native American Day. SUPAMAN will be providing the Summit's Keynote. The youth will also participate in the Opening Ceremonies, Dances, and Closing Ceremonies for the Day. Following the closing ceremonies, SUPAMAN will be live on the stage at Guthrie Green. 

We are expecting a large turn out this year of 200 to 300 youth. Your sponsorship means so much to each of them. Sponsorship benefits include sponsor logo on back of Summit shirt, recognition on our website and in social media.

For more information contact Deb Starnes at dstarnes@ihcrc.org or Tonia Gist at tgist@ihcrc.org

2020 Youth Summit Videos

Opening

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

Kevin Hines – Cracked Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

 

Breakout Session 1

Your Story Matters - Lakota Beatty

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

Bullying Prevention - Steve Hahn

https://youtu.be/6E3dmSF-JZU

The Effects of Substance Use on Brain Development - Eric Rolen

https://youtu.be/axGhJFsoqEI

Meet Our Community Partners

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

 

Dr. Andrew Jolivette - Two Spirit Joy

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

Meet the Tribal Princesses

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

 

Breakout Session 2

IllumiNative - Leah Salgado

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

Making Connection and Finding Community on Campus - Sara Barnett

https://youtu.be/axGhJFsoqEI

STEM Careers Panel - Community Partners

https://youtu.be/6E3dmSF-JZU

Special Messages from Native American Community Members

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

Breakout Session 3

Social Media - Aly Speers

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

Murdered, Missing, Indigenous Women Movement - Jeri Moomaw

https://youtu.be/6E3dmSF-JZU

Dr. Chan Hellman - The Science and Power of Hope

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A

Closing

https://youtu.be/F9p2Hr3_u1A