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Indigenous Power

NDN Collective is an Indigenous-led organization dedicated to building Indigenous power. Through organizing, activism, philanthropy, grantmaking, capacity-building and narrative change, we are creating sustainable solutions on Indigenous terms.

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Indigenous-led

We are an all-Indigenous team of grassroots organizers, practitioners, community builders, and media-based strategists from diverse Nations throughout Turtle Island.

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Mission-Driven

Our mission is grounded in Indigenous values and democratic principles of organizing. We are committed to creating a world that is more just and equitable for all people and the planet.

Mission and Values
Narrative Change

Storytelling is a central feature of our organizing work. We lift up stories of Indigenous movement-building, we disrupt false narratives, and we produce content to build Indigenous power.

Stories
Posted 1 week ago Boycott Ramps Up With Light Projection, Support for NDN Collective From Rapid City Businesses
“We love our community, we love our people – and because of that love, we won’t back down until Rapid City creates concrete consequences for any businesses that have racist practices and policies.”
Posted 2 weeks ago NDN Collective and Local Native Organizers Provide Support for Those Impacted by Wildfires in New Mexico
NDN Collective’s Climate Justice Campaign joined with the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women to distribute dozens of air filters for those impacted by the wildfires in New Mexico. The wildfires have been raging for over a month, spurred by unprecedented winds and drought which have consumed nearly 237,000 acres so far.
Posted 2 weeks ago For the People Festival Leaves Lasting Impact in Rapid City

Brandy Calabaza

Over a thousand people came together for the first-ever For the People Festival headlined by over a dozen Indigenous artists from across Turtle Island, after an earlier planned event went awry.
Posted 2 weeks ago Take Action! Join the Boycott Against Racist Businesses in Rapid City

Sarah Sunshine Manning

NDN Collective and a growing coalition of community members are mobilizing a boycott against the Grand Gateway Hotel and all Uhre-owned family businesses in response to discrimination and racist business practices.
Posted 3 weeks ago Celebrating the Matriarchs Who Have Left Imprints On Our Hearts

Brandi Douglas

On Mother’s Day and every day, we acknowledge our Matriarchs. Every moment of action and vocalization of truth for the betterment of the collective has been a testament to the reclamation and power to lead as they always have.

United like never before, we rise together — arm-in-arm — to equip all Indigenous Peoples with the tools needed to become architects of our future. Through a holistic approach to infrastructure, funding, advocacy, movement building, and philanthropy we are fostering a world of justice and equity for all people and the planet.

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