Entries by NB3 Foundation

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.


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 […]

Thank you for a memorable 2022

As the year ends, we would like to extend our gratitude for your support of our work, which has helped us have such an impactful year. In 2022, we had our largest cross-country team in program history; we expanded our direct programs hosting our first-ever summer sports camp featuring basketball, tennis, cross-country and soccer; and […]

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month through movement!

Over 150 runners/walkers and supporters came out for the 2022 NB3FIT Community XC Race on Sunday, November 13. The community run is held annually by the NB3 Foundation to in an effort to encourage healthy activities during Native American Heritage Month! This noncompetitive race is one fun way we choose to promote family and community […]

NB3 Foundation recognized for Native American Coaches Award of Excellence

United Soccer Coaches announced the recipients of the 2022 Coaches Communities Awards of Excellence on Thursday.The recipients will be honored during the annual Advocacy Hour Reception at 4:00 pm on Friday, January 13, 2023, and the annual Women’s Soccer Coaches Breakfast at 8:00 am on Saturday, January 14, 2023, during the 83rd annual United Soccer Coaches […]