Grant to help NACA connect Native youth with elders in community
By: Katherine Locke
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A new $10,000 grant will help Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) fund a project that aims to help Native American youth interact with community elders.
The grant, awarded by the Running Strong for American Indian Youth Foundation, will fund the Circles of Care project, WISE (Working in Support of Elders). Running Strong is a non-profit organization.
Billy Mills, a Native American Olympian, is the spokesperson for the Running Strong Foundation.
Marian Bitsui, public education coordinator at NACA, said to receive the grant from an organization that Mills is involved with was huge.... View Full Article.
NACA Coaches & Instructors visit NIKE Headquarters
Courtesy of Native Fitness Council Facebook Post.
Native Fitness XII
Beaverton Oregon- Nike World Headquarters.
Earlier this month Native American Fitness Council presenters Brian Laban, Brenda Gene, Elfreida Barton, Heidi Gabalski & John Blievernicht presented exercise workshops for over 150 Native trainers on the Nike Campus.
Navajo Nation Vice President visits NACA
Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez visited NACA on Friday Septmeber 25th, 2015. Vice President Nez toured the NACA Facilities and discused plans for a new NACA Facility. NACA CEO Kenneth White, Jr. took Vice President Nez to the proposed site and Vice President Nez was optimistic about a collaboration with NACA and the Navajo Nation for a future building. Vice President Nez met with various NACA Staff and he congratulated and thanked them for their service to and for Navajo people in the Flagstaff Community. NACA thanks Vice President Nez for the visit and looks forward to a positive collaboration with the Navajo Nation.
NACA Clinical Application Coordinator receives Navajo Area Directors Group Award
Kathy Ray CAC, Hester Sekayumptewa CAC, and NACA CEO Kenneth White, Jr. pictured above.
On Thursday September 24th, 2015, Ms. Kathy Ray, the Clinical Applications Coordinator from the Navajo Area Office, came to NACA to deliver a certificate to Ms. Hester Sekayumptewa for the Navajo Area Directors Group Award. Ms. Sekayumptewa is the NACA Clinical Applications Coordinator. This award was presented for the Navajo Area Director's Award for Outstanding Group Performance. Also included in the Group Award was Ms. Daisy Barney, NACA RPMS Site Administrator.
Congratulations Ms. Sekayumptewa and Ms. Barney for this certificate and award from the Navajo Area Office.
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The Oak Creek Overlook Vista is NACA's tourism program which features one of the most breathtaking and beautiful sites in Arizona. Please click the images above for more on The Oak Creek Overlook Vista.
September 9th, 2015-June 2016
Flagstaff Youth Pow Wow Dance Program for Youth 8 years of age and older. Click flyer for additional information.
Girls on the Run
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Girls on the run at the Mount Elden Middle School. Please call Lamai at 928.526.2968 ext. 164