About this resource

We R Native is a multimedia health resource for Native teens and young adults. This is a support network for Native/Indigenous youth who are/have experienced foster care (including kinship care, adoption, risk prevention).

The services include:

  • Interactive website (weRnative.org)
  • Text messaging service (Text NATIVE to 97779)
  • Social media pages on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter
  • Print marketing materials
  • Special features include
    • Monthly contests
    • Community service grants ($475)
    • An Ask Your Relative service; questions and answers are provided by Auntie Manda and Uncle Page
    • Medically accurate information reviewed by experts in public health, mental health, community engagement, and activism