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Press Releases

NDN is the most ambitious, systemic effort to empower Indigenous communities in the history of philanthropy.

7 months ago
“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.”
8 months ago
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.
8 months ago
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.
8 months ago
“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."
8 months ago
“Noem’s executive order is yet another move that tragically diminishes the capacity of our young people to see difficult historical truths with empathy. We need leadership whose actions ensure all of our youth will have enriching learning opportunities that prepare them for a transformative future."
8 months ago
The IPCC report acknowledging colonialism as a driver of climate change reinforces what Indigenous Peoples across the globe have been declaring for decades.
8 months ago
"Today on Palestinian Land Day (يوم الأرض), we uplift the sacrifices that our people have made and continue to make so that we can fight for a liberated future and a dignified present. As Palestinians living in exile on Turtle Island, we have learned so much from our siblings in struggle and are grateful for their inspiring courage in the face of so much adversity."
9 months ago
NDN Collective will be filing a federal civil rights class action lawsuit against the Grand Gateway Hotel for its racist and discriminatory treatment of Native people, a response to the charged statement made by the Rapid City business on social media.
9 months ago
After a year of research and collaboration, NDN Collective’s Climate Justice Campaign has released the much anticipated, first of its kind report, “Faulty Infrastructure and the Impacts of the Dakota Access Pipeline”.
9 months ago
NDN Collective announces the 2022 Radical Imagination LOI Open Application Phase. This grant is offered to Indigenous artists, culture bearers and storytellers from Turtle Island and surrounding Island Nations (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Islands of Hawai’i, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)