Native American Health and Sustainability
Application Deadline: 31 January 2023
GLOBAL HEALTH INTERNSHIP
The Cheyenne River Youth Project (lakotayouth.org) is a grassroots, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the youth of the Cheyenne River Reservation with access to a vibrant and secure future. This is achieved through provision of a wide variety of culturally sensitive and enduring programs, projects, and facilities that ensure strong, self-sufficient families and communities.
BYU interns will support the mission and objectives of the Cheyenne River Youth Project by applying their skills and talents. Internship activities will be centered on health and wellness programming as they relate to one or more of the following areas of focus: Native Wellness, Native Food Sovereignty, Social Enterprise, Indigenous Cooking, and Art & Culture. BYU interns will learn from local leaders and community members, and gain understanding of culturally appropriate ways of collaborating and executing several projects. Students will have the opportunity to participate in cultural events and visit historical sites of the area.
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