Each year, Spirit of Youth recognizes young people in Alaska who are making a difference. This year’s Spirit of Youth award winners featured two rural Alaska Native youth. The descriptions below can be found at http://www.spiritofyouth.org/, where you can also learn about the other award winners and watch videos recognizing their achievements. If you know of young…

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April 28, 2016 “Respecting others starts with respecting yourself.” – SYLC member Last November, the Sitka Youth Leadership Committee (SYLC) launched its “I AM” CAMPAIGN, which aims to celebrate diversity and connect youth across Alaska.  It encourages youth to be proud of their unique qualities and challenge stereotypes, and to take the #respectchallenge by posting…

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March 10, 2016 The 2016 Arctic Winter Games are being called the biggest event in Greenland’s history! This year the competition is held in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, from March 6 and will end March 11, 2016. The capital has 17,000 people and it has grown by over 2,000 more with the athletes and…

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