We sat down with our very own Jordan Brien, Creative Director for NDN Collective, to talk about fatherhood and healing. His story ignites hope for a generation of Indigenous parents who are actively working to break colonial cycles of trauma while strengthening the family unit.
“Anti-queer and trans hate is the product of genocide and colonialism – before white settlers arrived and began to wreak havoc on our people, Indigenous communities embraced our LGBTQIA2S+ community members."
The application for the 2022 Community Self-Determination Grant is now open to Indigenous communities throughout Turtle Island. This grant opportunity is intended to build Indigenous Power throughout our Nations with significant, flexible, multi-year funding.
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.
“We have an ambitious goal of hearing from over 20,000 Native individuals situated in the tri-state area. Our voices and lived experiences matter - and so do our visions and dreams for an abundant future.”
Grants up to $30,000 offered to support on the ground organizers and movement builders who stand on the frontlines to defend Indigenous Peoples inherent rights to self-determination and equity for all people and the planet.
The goal for the ongoing boycott is to discourage community members from supporting businesses with racist policies & practices, and instead encourage them to use buying power to impact change by redirecting their dollars to businesses that stand in solidarity with Indigenous people.