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

16 hours
NDN Collective Statement of Condolence: Honoring the Life of Marie Randall Brushbreaker
In honor of a beloved Lakota matriarch and Land Defender who stood up for Mother Earth.
5 days
NDN Collective Launches Book at NY Climate Week, ‘Required Reading’ Calling for Bold Climate Action and Indigenous Climate Solutions
NDN Collective announces the official launch of the organization’s first book curated by the NDN Climate Justice Campaign. ‘Required Reading: Climate Justice, Adaptation + Investing in Indigenous Power’ is a practical guide for seasoned politicians and grassroots advocates alike to establish equitable and meaningful solutions to the climate catastrophe.
2 weeks
‘We Matter’: Native Youth Join the Fight Against Indigenous Erasure in SD State Education Standards at March, Rally and Solidarity Actions Across the State
Hundreds participate in the Oceti Sakowin March for Our Children, demanding education equity and resignation of numerous SD public officials for complicity in Indigenous erasure
3 weeks
Supporting & Honoring Our Youth: NDN Collective 2nd Annual Backpack Giveaway Draws Hundreds
Students receive school supplies, NDN swag, free COVID-19 vaccines, and sign-up for the Oceti Sakowin Community Academy, opening Fall 2022
3 weeks
NDN Collective Holding March for Youth, calling out Indigenous erasure in newly proposed SD social studies standards
Action to oppose the recently proposed updates to SD’s social studies standards by Governor Noem and the South Dakota Department of Education and uplift demands for inclusive, historically accurate education for all students in South Dakota
3 weeks
Books that Build Indigenous Power
In Celebration of National Read a Book Day, Check Out What the NDN Collective Ecosystem Is Reading
4 weeks
NDN Collective to Host 2nd Annual Backpack Giveaway for Rapid City Youth and Oceti Sakowin Community Academy Pre-Registration
NDN Collective will host their 2nd Annual Backpack Giveaway for PreK-12 grade students in the Rapid City area on Tuesday, September 7th. Pre-registration will also be available for the Oceti Sakowin Community Academy, the Indigenous-led school being opened by NDN Collective in partnership with NISN
4 weeks
We Deserve Better: Rapid City Police Department’s “Wild West” Behavior Towards Indigenous Peoples Must End
"This type of intentional humiliation and maltreatment of Native People on the streets of Rapid City, and inside of its institutions is directly connected to the racism and violence against Native Peoples that is part and parcel to the foundation of this country."
1 month
Nick Tilsen Statement on Interaction with Police at NDN Collective Headquarters
"NDN Collective is here to do our best to stand up for Native people and build communities that create real opportunities for transformation and change. We will continue to protect our people on the streets while we create jobs, improve education, and build a more equitable future."
2 months
NDN Collective Responds to Blatant Erasure of Indigenous People in South Dakota Education Standards
NDN Collective joins the South Dakota Education Equity Coalition’s call for public comment on the blatant erasure of Oceti Sakowin history in South Dakota’s newly proposed social studies standards and encourages supporters to call elected officials, the Secretary of Education, and their local school districts to advocate against this erasure.
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