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Indigenous Youth on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Crisis


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This webinar will feature presentations on the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Indigenous youth. Indigenous youth presenters will also share examples of their active engagement in relief efforts and long-term solutions for their families, communities and Peoples.



  • Introduction: Chris Honahnie, Hopi/Diné, IITC Administrative and Programs Assistant, Tucson Arizona
  • Short Video: Voices of Indigenous Youth on the COVID -19 pandemic
  • Francisco Cali Tzay, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Mayan Cakchiquel, Guatemala: opening words and call for information
  • Jessica Vega Ortega, Mixteco, Global Indigenous Youth Caucus Co-chair, Indigenous Youth Network of Latin America and the Caribbean Coordinator, Mexico
  • Carson Kiburo, Endoris, Global Indigenous Youth Caucus C0-chair, Kenya, Africa
  • Enildalia Betty Martínez Gil, Kuna Youth Movement, Panama
  • Jaiden Willeto, Diné, New Mexico Navajo and Hopi Families COVID Relief Effort
  • Victor Lopez-Carmen, Dakota/Yaqui, Global Indigenous Youth Caucus Co-chair, Harvard Medical School Student

Moderator, Roberto Borrero, United Confederation of Taino People

Please click on https://www.iitc.org/online-trainings-webinars/ to download the materials for this webinar


English/Spanish interpretation will be provided. Click here for information on how to use Zoom’s webinar interpretation feature. 

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June 12, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm MST
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