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

8 months
NDN Collective Selects Ten Indigenous Radical Imagination Artists from Across Turtle Island
Over the next year, each selected artist will receive a grant up to $50,000 to support their community embedded project that envisions the future world we are striving towards.
2 days
Disrupting Rainbow Capitalism: ‘We will not be commodified or erased.”
"Commodification of the rainbow flag and Queer culture does little to nothing to benefit those within the 2SLGBTQ+ community itself, nor does it address the violence continually directed towards these relatives."
1 week
NDN Collective Launches “LANDBACK U”: A Curriculum on How to Join the Fight to Return Land to Indigenous Hands
LANDBACK U is a free, comprehensive, online learning platform to engage in political education and discussions on topics critical to the Indigenous movement to reclaim land and relationship to land.
2 weeks
Keystone XL Terminated: NDN Collective Points to Power of Indigenous Political Pressure
"The end of KXL is an affirmation that persistence works, that intersectional organizing works, and that when we center our efforts in our Indigenous values and in our respect for water, land, and our people, we win."
2 weeks
The Sacredness of our 2SLGBTQ+ Relatives Must be Timeless
A Call to Celebrate our 2SLGBTQ+ Relatives 365 Days Out of the Year
3 weeks
In Memoriam: Carrying the Hopes and Courage of 215 Children
"We hold space for the pain in remembrance of all of the babies who were deprived of so much more than a proper burial-- they were deprived of love, of justice, of basic human dignity. "
3 weeks
“We call for justice and accountability”: NDN Collective Responds to Mass Grave of 215 Indigenous Children in Kamloops
NDN Collective joins the call for continued searches for mass and unmarked graves on all properties of former Indian residential schools across Canada and the United States.
4 weeks
“Moving Forward Together for Our Relatives”: MMIW+ 5k Walk/Run in Rapid City Brings Community Together
NDN Collective, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe co-organize the first Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives+ 5k Walk Run in Rapid City, South Dakota.
1 month
Memo: Mobilizing Climate and Environmental Justice Investments to Indigenous Frontline Communities
NDN Collective's Climate Justice Campaign and the NDN Fund provide memo with guidance to the federal government on how to move resources directly to frontline communities and individuals throughout Indian Country, in response to recently proposed climate justice legislation like the Green New Deal for Cities Act of 2021 and the American Jobs Plan.
1 month
NDN Collective’s 2021 Radical Imagination Grant Submission Period Now Open
The NDN Collective Radical Imagination Grant will provide 10 Indigenous artists in the United States, U.S. Territories, Canada and Mexico with $50k to radically imagine a new future, better normal, and a more just world for all people and the planet.
1 month
NDN Collective Decries Israeli Human Rights Violations & Colonial Violence in Palestine
NDN Collective calls upon the Biden Administration to pull U.S. support for the Israeli policies of apartheid and occupation that are strategically violent and ultimately uphold Israeli aspirations of complete colonization of Palestine.
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