NativeVision is a youth development initiative for reservation-based American Indian adolescents from across the country. Its aim is to help American Indian youth enjoy a healthy future by providing:
NativeVision is a partnership operated by Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health and the National Football League Players Association that mobilizes NFL players and other professional athletes as mentors for Native youth. American Indian adolescents are the most needy and disenfranchised youth group in the US. The NativeVision initiative serves them through programs that build upon the strengths of Native youth as individuals, members of large family networks, and citizens within proud, unique Indian communities.
Photos on the Native Vision website courtesy of Ed Cunicelli.