InterTribal Youth Mentor, Ilima Lei Macfarlane is also a Bellator MMA World Flyweight Champion Fighter. Ilima is leading a philanthropic campaign to provide the inaugural InterTribal Youth "Ilimanator Scholarship". Using her platform to bring awareness to indigenous issues and assist youth, the Scholarship Campaign will provide holistic education and travel opportunities to young females.  Donate or find out more . . .


InterTribal Youth Big Island Hawaií June 18-25, 2018  For Youth (12-18) and Adult Youth Teachers/Mentors A holistic approach to education is  an aim to "Indigenize Education" and must includes cultural identity. Hawaiian programs are leading the way in cultural-based curriculum and is proving very helpful in western academic success. Recent studies show students exceling in tests (government school test) in the upper grade levels when Teachers "teach to the spirit, ancient knowledge, and not teach simply to the test." Join us on this beautiful island as we are hands-on, in-tune and with the kingdom of paradise. Traditional relation of Land, Ocean, and sky environments to be seen and felt. 


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National U.N.I.T.Y. Conference July 5-9, 2018 Join InterTribal Youth and Native Like Water as we plan a workshop presentation and join the greatest national youth conference in the Americas, Turtle Island. UNITY Fire, eternal flame within. This year hosted in hometown San Diego!!


 Enjoyable learning and observations  with Youth from various Nations.

Enjoyable learning and observations  with Youth from various Nations.


Inter-generational (all ages) Panama Central America August 4-10 2018 A no pressure, leisurely, Inter-generational learning and relaxing experience. The goal of the program is to introduce ourselves to the concept of Indigenous Science, have fun and build unity, knowledge and recognition with other tribal nations. Interwoven fabric of FUN knowledge that includes: environmental sustainability, biological and earth sciences, oral history, health, botanical healing, lifestyle, global climate change, and the management of natural resources.


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Nor Cal 11 Annual InterTribal Youth Educational Tour from UC Berkeley, to Humboldt State, Ohlone, Alcatraz, Wiyot, Yurok, and Hoopa August (TBA) 2018  An educational gathering amongst the giants, river and ocean coasts of the real Nor Cal. From the bay and beyond. California with all its diversity, is cradled by the trees and stories of our past, present and future. 


 A visit to the Bob Marley Museum and Studio 

A visit to the Bob Marley Museum and Studio 


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InterTribal Youth Joins Hokulea World-Wide Voyage Homecoming and Presents at World Youth Congress, Oahu June 16-22. 2017, Youth from Agua Caliente Cahuilla, various Bands of the Kumeyaay Nation, Alaska, and Belize joined by Tribal Elder and Leaders present at world gathering in celebration of the greatest example of indigenous education and global unification, caring for Mother Earth - "Malama Honua". 





 Kumeyayy Youth revisit Cultural heritage site in La Jolla, CAlifornia 

Kumeyayy Youth revisit Cultural heritage site in La Jolla, CAlifornia 


 ITY director, Marc Chavez, Tim Siva (Agua Caliente) and Cheyanne Bactad (Viejas), M. Obama

ITY director, Marc Chavez, Tim Siva (Agua Caliente) and Cheyanne Bactad (Viejas), M. Obama

National UNITY San Diego 2018 and memories of UNITY Washington D.C.
We look forward to UNITY2018 in San Diego and we look back at ITY's 2015 exciting summer participation in Washington D.C. Youth meetings with First Lady Michelle Obama, Young National Leaders, and an invitation by Minister Louis Farrakhan to unify the African American, Latino and Native American community for justice. Read More . .


Hawaiian Kingdom Youth Maritime and Music Exchange 2015 Report
Youth Enrichment Programs, Collaborations, Community Clinics, Leadership Programs. Kick off of "Native Like Water" Programming and Leadership. Read More . .