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Navajo Nation launches Youth Advisory Council


Last updated 3/16/2018 at 11:57am

Navajo Nation

Leaders from the executive, legislative and judicial branch join the newly appointed members of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.-The three branch chiefs came together in February to approve the appointments of the first ever Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council (NNYAC).

The NNYAC was designed to give youth a platform to voice their concerns, call awareness to issues they want to confront and engage with the leaders and decision-makers of the Navajo Nation not only at local levels, but at state and national levels too.

During interviews for the council, many of the applicants spoke about their desire to put an end to suicide, and to drug and alcohol abuse. They discussed a need for parental invol...

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