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NDN is the most ambitious, systemic effort to empower Indigenous communities in the history of philanthropy.

2 days ago
On this day 342 years ago pueblo communities said ‘enough’. They stood together in opposition to colonialism and fought for independence with the intention of preserving a culture bound in community, family, and traditions. The Pueblo Revolt illustrates the power we hold as Indigenous Peoples and the strength we possess when standing united in defense of our sacred lifeways.
7 days ago
“We cannot continue deferring the climate crisis to future generations. We are calling on the people in the highest positions of power to use every tool available to advance a truly just, renewable energy future.”
1 week ago
NDN Collective travels to D.C. to challenge elected officials and stakeholders to engage in deeper conversation with Indigenous communities.
1 week ago
Leading up to the Napa Institute’s annual convening, NDN Collective, alongside the greater Bay Area community, rallied to disrupt William “Bill” Barr’s keynote. Though met with violence from conference attendees, protesters sent a clear message; Fascism is not welcome.
2 weeks ago
“Although the current version of this new climate deal, if passed, would provide large investments into renewable energy and open up funding streams for low income and vulnerable communities, it is missing many critical solutions that Indigenous organizers have been uplifting for years."
3 weeks ago
“The community engagement phase was a success and we couldn't have done it without all the community and Tribal partners, all those that took the time to complete the Collective Abundance Fund Survey, and the guidance from our Regional Advisory Committee.”
3 weeks ago
NDN Collective announces the third cohort of NDN Changemaker Fellows, comprised of 21 Indigenous Changemakers from across Turtle Island and surrounding island nations.
3 weeks ago
“Young people, frontline, rural, Indigenous and low income communities desperately need Democrats to take bold action on the climate crisis – and while Biden’s plans are necessary, they’re ultimately not the bold climate action that we were promised and that we need to achieve climate justice.”
3 weeks ago
The two-day event featured NDN Changemaker Fellows who are radically transforming Indigenous communities by defending Indigenous lands and rights, developing sustainable solutions for the future, and decolonizing their day-to-day lives, their families, communities and Nations.
3 weeks ago
“Every day, members of Congress make laws and decisions that impact the daily lives of Indigenous people and our lands. Federal agencies have been created to implement these laws and mandates. We are here to hold these systems accountable and to bring voice to our struggle, to share what we are fighting to protect, as well as the future we are working towards."