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Oklahoma: Corey Still, 20, is a Native American studies student at The University of Oklahoma. He's spent years leading community service projects to help his Cherokee people. Now he’s teaching those skills and values to younger Native youth
“I was taught that whenever I do something, it’s not because of me,” said Still.. “We do it for the greater society and for the community, for our people, our brothers, our sisters, our cousins.”
Still was appointed to Cherokee Nation Youth Leadership Council in 2006. The CNYLC represents the 14 county districts of the Cherokee Nation. They help with community service activities across the Cherokee Nation. Still served as their cultural chair, reporter and chaplain, among others.
“The majority of the time we’re working for specific churches, schools, medical facilities, places like that,” Still said. “We try to help Cherokees first. We have a Cherokee preference, but we help anyone.”
Today Corey is active in OU's Native American community. He serves as:
Nation Youth Leadership Council:
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