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

6 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.
1 year
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."
3 days
NDN Collective, Indigenous Environmental Network, Mark Ruffalo, and Sunrise Movement Respond to Biden Admin’s Decision to not Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline
“By failing to shut down DAPL, the White House and Army Corps of Engineers are violating their own laws and continuing to erode the human rights of Indigenous people."
5 days
NDN Collective to Open Indigenous-Led, Culture-Based School in Rapid City
The school is expected to open in Fall 2022, serve 40 students in the first year, and will be the first Indigenous-led school designed specifically for students in the Rapid City community.
2 weeks
Tell President Biden to Shut Down DAPL
The time has come to permanently shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).
3 weeks
BREAKING: Charges Against Nick Tilsen and Land Defenders DROPPED, NDN Collective Celebrates a Victory for the Movement
VICTORY! After months of organizing, charges against Nick Tilsen, NDN Collective President and CEO, and all other Land Defenders arrested on July 3 in the Black Hills will be dropped.
4 weeks
NDN Collective Responds to Murders Committed by White Man Against Asian Women
As we collectively work to dismantle white supremacy, we are committed to fighting alongside and demanding protection of our Asian relatives.
4 weeks
Tina Kuckkahn Joins NDN Collective as Director of Grantmaking
Tina will manage the full arc of grantmaking within the Foundation, joining a growing team of changemakers and grantmakers.
1 month
Indigenous Feminism is our Culture
"Indigenous feminism, like all solutions to problems in Indian Country, is about decolonizing. It's about recognizing, naming, and discarding the worldview forced, reinforced, and enforced by this colonial experiment called the United States of America, and picking up the teachings and practices of our ancestors."
1 month
Honoring the Strength of Indigenous Women: NDN Collective Blanket Collab with Eighth Generation
Debuting on International Women’s Day, the “Defend” Blanket features an Indigenous woman at the center, raising her voice in a time when not only are Indigenous voices necessary but women’s voices are critical.
1 month
#DEBFORINTERIOR FACTS
As the Secretary of Interior, Deb Haaland is the first Indigenous cabinet Secretary and the second-highest-ranking enrolled Native American to ever serve in the federal government.
1 month
What to Expect When You’re Expecting #DEBFORINTERIOR
Haaland’s nomination has inspired Native and non-Native people across the nation and beyond. While her candidacy looks stronger than ever, it’s important for all of her supporters to not let up until she’s been sworn in.
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