Morning with Baje

Navajo Times

Photograph by Megan LaRose, Youth Council President

Special to the Times – Carmenlita Chief

June 21, 2013 – Flagstaff, AZ

“We originally met Baje and really liked his artwork back in March at the Heard Museum Indian Market. We started talking and put together a workshop with him. He’s going to teach us how to use watercolors and how to draw a sketch”

” The youth along with parent volunteers giggled excitedly as they guided their sharpies over their drawing paper.”

“The Manuel’s along with the Youth Advisor Amber Brown helped organize the youth workshop in an effort in an effort to reinforce cultural identity through and experiential learning process.”

“The mission of the Youth Council is to create educational, cultural and social development for native youth today as they foster their own ideas of civic leadership growth.”

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