Empowered Indigenous Youth Central to Addressing Climate Crises

By Aeon Albert, NPM Youth Representative

APRIL 2021--Since 2020, the global pandemic has stopped public gatherings and changed lives. One global issue that has not halted is climate change. To bring awareness to this issue, the Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians hosted a series of virtual summits bringing attention to climate change.

On April 1, 2021, more than 270 elders, youth including myself, policymakers, communicators, scientists, program m