NATIVE YOUTH

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REALITY
REALITY

More than 30% of Native youth ages 6 to 19 are obese 1 in 2 Native American youth will develop diabetes in their lifetime Childhood obesity could reduce life expectancy by five or more years ​From 2009 to 2013, suicide was the 4th leading cause of death for American Indian youth ages 10 to 14 in Tulsa County and the second leading cause of death for American Indian youth ages 15 to 17 in Tulsa County. ​TODAY 387 Native American youth living in Tulsa County are in the custody of DHS

HOPE
HOPE

Thanks to YOU our Native American youth are learning to avoid risks to their health and mental health. Each year more than 1,800 youth and their families participate in the programs YOU help fund through Dance of the Two Moons.

RUNNING STRONG
RUNNING STRONG

46% of youth reported their grades have improved since joining Running Strong. More than 90% reported an increase in self-esteem and confidence.

REALITY
REALITY

More than 30% of Native youth ages 6 to 19 are obese 1 in 2 Native American youth will develop diabetes in their lifetime Childhood obesity could reduce life expectancy by five or more years ​From 2009 to 2013, suicide was the 4th leading cause of death for American Indian youth ages 10 to 14 in Tulsa County and the second leading cause of death for American Indian youth ages 15 to 17 in Tulsa County. ​TODAY 387 Native American youth living in Tulsa County are in the custody of DHS

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