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

Organizer Andrew Catt-Iron shell Eastern Band Cherokee

Andrew Catt-Iron Shell, NDN Collective Organizer, is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Andrew is a grassroots organizer who began his work advocating against extreme health inequity and health disparities of Tribal populations. His work has included place-based advocacy in helping build from the ground up a regenerative community development project on the Oglala Lakota Nation. In his current role, Andrew looks to focus on building strong community networks and hands-on participation for shared victories in protecting mother earth and protection of Indigenous community.

Recent stories by Andrew Catt-Iron shell

Stories Alcatraz Canoe Journey: Honoring 50 Years of Indigenous Resistance and Persistence
"If we work to reframe Alcatraz as a symbol for Indigenous sovereignty and reposition it in people’s psyche that way, it could be a very powerful thing, especially for people who are so often forgotten overlooked and marginalized like Natives in America."
Stories Earth Day 2020: We can no longer take baby steps. Honor the Earth as your own mother.
While fifty years have come and gone from the first Earth Day, we do not have another fifty years to get this right.
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