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

2 months ago
“We’re meeting Native young people where they are – on their boards and skates, reclaiming their rightful land through movement and joy. We want to show folks that voting is a community event and our opportunity to select local leaders that will represent us at home and nationally."
2 months ago
“While first acknowledging that some pieces of the IRA are truly historic, it is critical to underscore that negotiations took place behind closed doors – it is not the people’s climate bill. A true climate justice bill would aim to mitigate current harm that frontline communities face, while also committing to a full just transition by stopping emissions at the source. Instead, the IRA provides another piecemeal response to the climate crisis by failing to divest from the fossil fuel industry."
2 months 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.
2 months 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.”
2 months ago
NDN Collective travels to D.C. to challenge elected officials and stakeholders to engage in deeper conversation with Indigenous communities.
2 months 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 months 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."
2 months 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.”
2 months ago
NDN Collective announces the third cohort of NDN Changemaker Fellows, comprised of 21 Indigenous Changemakers from across Turtle Island and surrounding island nations.
2 months 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.”