The Indigenous Futurity Alliance is designed to support young leaders in the North Sound region, specifically holding space for young voices of communities that have historically been silenced, marginalized, and oppressed.
The planning team of the North Sound Indigenous Futurity Alliance are voices of Indigenous youth and young leaders in the North Sound region. Their work is supported by staff from North Sound ACH, Children of the Setting Sun Productions, Communities of Color Coalition, and Community Initiatives.
The Alliance hosts gatherings for and by youth and young leaders in the North Sound region that focus on mental health, behavioral health, wellness, well-being, belonging, and resiliency. Read more about them here.
- Inaugural Indigenous Youth Conference, 2020 – Summary
- 2nd Annual North Sound Indigenous Youth and Young Leaders Conference, 2021 – Keynote Speaker Rena Priest (video), and Community Panel (video)
- 3rd Annual North Sound Indigenous Youth and Young Leaders Conference, 2022 – Native Youth Mental Health (video)
For more information, please email Michaela Vendiola, North Sound ACH, Tribal and Community Liaison.
North Sound ACH Land Acknowledgement: We begin by acknowledging, with humility, that the land where we are today, is the territory of the People of the Salish Sea. Their presence is imbued in the waterways, shorelines, valleys and mountains of the traditional homelands of the Coast Salish People – Since Time Immemorial…