Archives: October 2014

Rey España, Deputy Director & Warrior

Rey España, Latino and Yaqui, was an honored recipient of the 10th Annual Oregon Native American Chamber of Commerce Gathering with the prestigious “Warrior Award.” The awards recognize Native and non-Native leaders that have made significant contributions to the business and economic development efforts of the Native American community. “In 2004, when NAYA was still onView Article >

An Award-Winning Year for NAYA Staff

2014 is a big year for NAYA, as we celebrate 40 years of service, bringing together community to sustain tradition and revitalize culture. All year long, NAYA employees have been recognized by prestigious local organizations for their contributions to a vibrant Native community. Early in 2014, Executive Director Matthew Morton, Squaxin Island, was voted oneView Article >

Top Ten Moments For Community Engagement This Year

by Cary Watters, Tlingit, Community Engagement Manager NAYA’s Community Engagement Department has been busy over this past year. Advocacy work, leadership development, community conversations and volunteer coordination all keep us inspired and honored to serve this amazing community. Below we give you our ranking of the top 10 Community Engagement moments from this past year.View Article >