Entries by NB3 Foundation

Spring programs preview

Soccer: We’re excited to welcome back our NB3FIT soccer program in spring of 2024! The last time we hosted a soccer program was in spring of 2020 – right as the pandemic hit. It’s been a long wait, but we are happy to bring the sport and program back to local youth. The youth soccer […]

NB3FIT XC ends record season at Nationals

The 2023 cross country season officially came to an end at nationals on December 9 in Louisville, Kentucky. The national race was the bow on top of what was already a record-breaking year for the NB3FIT cross country team. The running club grew to 86 runners, making it the largest youth cross country club in […]

NB3 Foundation partners up to bring youth basketball league to local youth

This winter the NB3 Foundation partnered up with Tamaya Wellness Center (Pueblo of Santa Ana) to bring a basketball league to local youth. Basketball is popular in the communities with many youth leagues scattered around the area, however, many are not affordable or accessible to families. Participating in an Albuquerque league requires families to travel […]

NB3 Foundation welcomes Tunté Vigil as new Chief Executive Officer

Today, the Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation is thrilled to welcome Tunté Vigil (Tesuque Pueblo/Rosebud Lakota) as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Vigil brings a variety of experience from education, management, business development and tribal gaming. Her passion for Native youth and communities shines through in all her work and volunteerism and […]

NB3FIT Track off to a quick start

NB3FIT Track kicked off the season at Volcano Vista High School on April 29 marking the first competitive meet for the majority of the team. The NB3FIT program added track to its rotation in 2022 to provide youth another way to stay active until cross country returns in the fall. The sport also appeals to […]

Quiver is taking the steps to bring back NB3FIT Soccer

NB3FIT Soccer came to an abrupt end in March 2020. Since then, NB3FIT has been working to figure out the best way to reintroduce the program to communities.  “Our soccer program relied heavily on us being in communities with youth. With shutdowns and the extended shutdowns of local communities it has made it hard for […]

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2023 NB3FIT Golf Team announced

The Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation is excited to introduce the 2023 NB3FIT Youth Golf Team, which includes 11 golfers ages 13 to 17 from across the state of New Mexico. The NB3FIT Golf Team was established in 2021 to provide skills training, tournament opportunities, and mentorship to aspiring Native youth golfers. Youth are selected based on skill, commitment […]

Water trailer? What it is and where it’s headed

You may have seen it on the freeway or driving through your neighborhood but probably weren’t sure what it was or where it was going. Adorned with “Water First!” message, the Notah Begay III Foundation water trailer is eye catching and gets passersby thinking about water. The Water First! Drink Up.water trailer is what we […]

NB3 Foundation at Nike N7 Camps

In February, NB3 Foundation’s NB3FIT team joined Nike and fellow partners to host camps for Native youth Salt River High School in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

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NB3FIT runners represent at Nationals

Thirteen NB3FIT youth XC runners officially ended the cross-country season on December 10 at the USATF Junior Olympic Cross-Country Nationals meet in College Station, Texas. The NB3FIT runners went toe-to-toe with the best youth runners from across the country. One girls’ and one boys eight and under team made the long trip to compete and […]