People

NDN Collective Staff

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

Climate Justice Organizer

Cassandra Begay

Diné of the Black Streak Wood People

Cassandra Begay, NDN Collective Climate Justice Organizer, is Diné of the Black Streak Wood People born for Mexican People clan. Cassandra brings extensive experience in non-profit and transformational organizing, working across the country to protect ancestral lands and elevate Indigenous voices and issues. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Utah State University.

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We are unapologetically, unabashedly, NDN. United like never before, we rise together—arm in arm—to equip all Indigenous Peoples with the tools needed to become architects of our future.