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NDN Collective Stories

Current events, editorials, and collaborative multimedia — from an Indignenous perspective.

5 months ago
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."
1 day ago
NDN Collective Announces $10 Million COVID-19 Response Project for Indigenous People
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NDN COVID-19 Response Project provides grants, communication and strategic support to Indigenous people.
3 weeks ago
NDN Collective on COVID-19: A Time for Spiritual Fortitude
We encourage all of our relatives throughout Turtle Island and beyond to take every precaution to protect yourselves, your loved ones, families, and entire communities.
4 weeks ago
Decolonizing Community Care in Response to COVID-19
Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic responsibly, Indigenously
1 month ago
Becoming Adzaan: The Gift of Diné Womanhood
An International Women's Day reflection on the power of Adzaanhood.
1 month ago
In Praise of NDN Women: An International Women’s Day Tribute
In order to build holistic solutions, wisdom and values carried by women and matriarchs must be front and center. NDN Collective is proud to have a staff and board that consist primarily of women.
2 months ago
The Academy Was Made for White Men: Here’s How Taika Waititi Made a Difference
During the 2020 Oscars on Sunday night, there were sure moments that not only broke the status quo, but allowed lights of hope to shine into a space that largely upholds institutional racism and sexism.
2 months ago
Governor Noem Makes Second Attempt to Criminalize Peaceful Protest in South Dakota
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb 10, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Janna Farley, jfarley@aclu.org or 605-366-7732 Gov. Kristi Noem’s second attempt at a “riot boosting” law is an unnecessary effort to legislate peaceful protest in South Dakota. The ACLU of South Dakota opposes House Bill 1117, legislation that repeals and revises certain provisions regarding riot, establishes the crime of incitement … Continued
4 months ago
Announcing the Inaugural Cohort of NDN Changemaker Fellows
The 20 NDN Changemakers are Indigenous leaders from throughout Turtle Island and beyond who are radically transforming Indigenous communities.
4 months ago
Acknowledging the Winter Solstice is a Decolonial Act for Indigenous People
The winter solstice is an opportunity for Indigenous people to reconnect to the natural world, sharpen our senses, and access our most powerful selves.
4 months ago
Return of Nimiipuu Dugout Canoe Renews Canoe Culture Among Chief Joseph's People
Canoe culture is one of the essential elements that kept relationships between the Nimiipuu and other Indigenous peoples of the Columbia River watershed strong for thousands of years.

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.

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