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Chickasaw youth learn leadership skills


Last updated 4/7/2020 at 2:02pm

Chickasaw Nation

Chickasaw youth recently attended a summit to develop skills and attitudes to become active citizens in their tribes and communities.

ADA, Okla.-The Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi "Creating Chickasaw Leaders" Youth Leadership Program (CPI) recently attended the Close Up Foundation's annual American Indian Youth Summit in Washington, D.C.

During the summit, CPI youth leaders had the opportunity to engage in workshops with others from different tribal communities. They discussed the most pressing issues facing their areas, discovered the historic relationship between tribes and the U.S. government, and explored current issues impacting Indian Country. They also created tribal action initiatives to address concerns and present to tr...

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