NDN Collective is the most ambitious, systemic effort to empower Indigenous communities in the history of philanthropy.
Brandy Calabaza (She/Her), Communications Associate, is Jicarilla Apache and Kewa Pueblo from Northern New Mexico. Brandy supports the Communications and Narrative Team with all aspects of content creation, targeted outreach, copywriting, and management of internal communications systems. Her professional background consists of various roles held within her tribal community working with the youth and Nations court. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Native American and Indigenous Studies from Fort Lewis College and a Masters of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law from the University of Oklahoma. Brandy has always held a deep passion for social justice, healing trauma, and Indian Law advocacy. Using her education and the power of storytelling, Brandy aspires to utilize her skills in the continued expansion of narratives that uplift and empower Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination.