Native American Issues

A Launch Event to Remember

March 3, 2011

The Center for Native American Youth held a very successful launch event on Monday, February 28 at the Aspen Institute, hosting over 100 people.  Former Senator Byron Dorgan was joined by Aspen’s President and CEO Walter Isaacson for a roundtable discussion featuring a number of special guests, including National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel, Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich of Alaska and Representative Tom Cole of Oklahoma.

The video of the event is below, including comments by several guests, and Coloradas Mangas, one of the youth members of the Center’s Board of Directors.