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

1 week
Boycott Ramps Up With Light Projection, Support for NDN Collective From Rapid City Businesses
“We love our community, we love our people – and because of that love, we won’t back down until Rapid City creates concrete consequences for any businesses that have racist practices and policies.”
2 weeks
NDN Collective and Local Native Organizers Provide Support for Those Impacted by Wildfires in New Mexico
NDN Collective’s Climate Justice Campaign joined with the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women to distribute dozens of air filters for those impacted by the wildfires in New Mexico. The wildfires have been raging for over a month, spurred by unprecedented winds and drought which have consumed nearly 237,000 acres so far.
2 weeks
For the People Festival Leaves Lasting Impact in Rapid City
Over a thousand people came together for the first-ever For the People Festival headlined by over a dozen Indigenous artists from across Turtle Island, after an earlier planned event went awry.
3 weeks
Take Action! Join the Boycott Against Racist Businesses in Rapid City
NDN Collective and a growing coalition of community members are mobilizing a boycott against the Grand Gateway Hotel and all Uhre-owned family businesses in response to discrimination and racist business practices.
3 weeks
Celebrating the Matriarchs Who Have Left Imprints On Our Hearts
On Mother’s Day and every day, we acknowledge our Matriarchs. Every moment of action and vocalization of truth for the betterment of the collective has been a testament to the reclamation and power to lead as they always have.
4 weeks
NDN Collective Launches Community Engagement Survey for Distributing Nearly $50M to Native People in SD, ND, and MN
“We have an ambitious goal of hearing from over 20,000 Native individuals situated in the tri-state area. Our voices and lived experiences matter - and so do our visions and dreams for an abundant future.”
4 weeks
Meet the Collective Abundance Fund Regional Advisory Committee
The Regional Advisory Committee will be key to building the regenerative movement while supporting reciprocal relationships that are marked by collective learning, knowledge sharing and consideration of diverse insight as part of NDN Collective’s respective areas of work and commitment.
1 month
NDN Collective Announces “Community Action Fund” for Indigenous Frontline Organizers
Grants up to $30,000 offered to support on the ground organizers and movement builders who stand on the frontlines to defend Indigenous Peoples inherent rights to self-determination and equity for all people and the planet.
1 month
NDN Collective Calls for Boycott of Rapid City Businesses with Racist Policies
The goal for the ongoing boycott is to discourage community members from supporting businesses with racist policies & practices, and instead encourage them to use buying power to impact change by redirecting their dollars to businesses that stand in solidarity with Indigenous people.
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NDN Collective Responds to DOI Announcement of Reformed Onshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales
“We must carry this win forward to remain steadfast in our work to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, and we must also turn our attention to reforming offshore oil and gas leasing. It is clear that the Department of Interior has been paying attention to the need for making decarbonization more accessible to Native and Indigenous homes, communities, and Tribal Nations, and we need that accessibility to extend even further."
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