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Indigenous Intersections - Allyship with Tribal Communities / Peoples

MBK Leadership Forum


Despite having more than 19 Tribal communities accept the original MBK Community Challenge, and having numerous tribal young men participating in MBK programs in urban centers, we’ve struggled to ensure our Native brothers and sisters see themselves in this work.  We acknowledge allyship is much more difficult to navigate with erasure and invisibility being main barriers to being seen and heard in modern society. This session with indigenous leaders discussed Tribal intersections with MBK.

Expected Outcome

Viewers will deepen their understanding of some of the challenges experienced by tribal young men and native communities.

Dr. Corey Still, Director of Scholarship Operations,  American Indian Graduate Center Opens in a new tab

Sheldon Spotted Elk, Program Director,  Tribal Justice Partnerships, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Opens in a new tab

Erik Stegman, Executive Director,  Native Americans In Philanthropy Opens in a new tab

Moderated by:

Angelique Albert, Executive Director,  American Indian Graduate Center Opens in a new tab

Corey Still, a man with a light-medium skin tone and combed over black hair wearing a light grey suit jacked and white collared shirt, looks into the camera.
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Dr. Corey Still, Director of Scholarship Operations, American Indian Graduate Center


The MBK Framework

The MBK Equity Framework is a resource designed for any community looking to improve the lives of boys and young men of color and underserved youth.