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By Sarah Gould
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Goldendale Native youth attend national UNITY conference

 

August 21, 2019

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A MEANINGFUL PLACE: Members of the Goldendale's Big River Youth Council attended the United National Indian Tribal Youth Conference in Orlando, Florida, last month.

From July 4 to July 8, 14 members of the Big River Youth Council (BRYC) from Goldendale and Celilo Village, Oregon, attended the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) Conference in Orlando, Florida. Among these members were Johny David, Jimmy Elwell, Jaime Elwell, Josiah George, Sarah Gould, Marissa Heemsah, Tyler Heemsah, Jaycene Jackson, Syleena Kishwalk, Ira, Pinkham, and Joellene Sargeant; their chaperones were Tyrell David, Dawn Kenoras, and Jeremy Takala.

On July 3, the group flew from Portland to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Orlando. The lightning that met the passengers upon landing was a symbol of the storm that was brewing at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center, where m...



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