NDN Collective & Rewiring America Release IRA Memo for Tribes & Indigenous Communities

Rapid City – Today, as the White House Tribal Nations Summit begins, NDN Collective and Rewiring America released The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022: Investments for Tribal and Indigenous Communities. The memo outlines how the over $722 million directed specifically to Tribal and Indigenous communities through the IRA, as well as the additional $46 billion that Tribal and Indigenous communities… Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective & Rewiring America Release IRA Memo for Tribes & Indigenous Communities

NDN Collective Statement on COP27 Negotiation Outcomes

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt – Today, NDN Collective – who sent a delegation to COP27 and partnered with the Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) to host the Indigenous Pavilion – released the following statement on the initial outcomes of the two week long negotiation: “A historic number of Indigenous Peoples traveled to Sharm El Sheikh to participate in this year’s UNFCCC process… Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective Statement on COP27 Negotiation Outcomes

NDN Collective Responds to Mass Shooting of 2SLGBTQIA+ Relatives in Colorado Springs

Rapid City, SD – In response to recent news of the mass shooting that occurred on Saturday, November 19th at Club Q, an LGBTQIA+ nightclub in Colorado Springs – killing 5 people and injuring at least 25 others – NDN Collective released the following statements: “What happens to queer and two spirit relatives anywhere is an injustice and pain that reverberates across the globe. Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective Responds to Mass Shooting of 2SLGBTQIA+ Relatives in Colorado Springs

COP27: NDN Collective’s Recap of Week One at the United Nation’s 27th Annual Conference of the Parties (COP) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

For the last two weeks, NDN Collective’s Climate Justice Team has had a delegation on the ground in Sharm El Sheikh for the pre-meetings and first week of the United Nations 27th Conference of the Parties, or COP27. This is NDN Collective’s second year participating in a COP – which are fast paced events where Parties – also known as governments – negotiate on all matters of international policy… Source Source: Full Article: COP27: NDN Collective’s Recap of Week One at the United Nation’s 27th Annual Conference of the Parties (COP) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

COP27: NDN Collective Announces Key Events and Issue Areas

Rapid City, SD – Ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) taking place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, NDN Collective announced key events they will be leading during the first week of the conference, as well as issue areas they will be focused on during their time at COP27. Last week, NDN Collective held a Tribal Listening Session with officials from the State Department… Source Source: Full Article: COP27: NDN Collective Announces Key Events and Issue Areas

NDN Collective Launches LANDBACK Magazine Sales

Rapid City, SD – NDN Collective’s LANDBACK Campaign has officially launched the sales of the limited-edition LANDBACK Magazine, He Sapa: The Heart of Everything That Is, which pivots on the cornerstone work of the LANDBACK Campaign to reignite and continue the ongoing struggle to return the He Sapa (Black Hills) to the Oceti Sakowin (Lakota/ Dakota/Nakota) Nation. LANDBACK organizing has a… Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective Launches LANDBACK Magazine Sales

COP27: NDN Collective to Partner With Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus, Send Delegation to Negotiations

Rapid City, SD – At this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) taking place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, NDN Collective is partnering with the Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus to host the Indigenous Peoples’ Pavilion – a critical space for Indigenous communities from across the world to advance climate justice and showcase Indigenous-led solutions and strategies for addressing the many… Source Source: Full Article: COP27: NDN Collective to Partner With Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus, Send Delegation to Negotiations

NDN Collective Responds to DOJ Lawsuit Against Grand Gateway Hotel

Rapid City, SD – Today, in response to breaking news that the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against the owners and operators of the Grand Gateway Hotel and the Cheers Sports Lounge and Casino – after conducting a months long investigation sparked by NDN Collective’s organizing, protesting, marching, and filing of a separate lawsuit – NDN Collective released the following statements… Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective Responds to DOJ Lawsuit Against Grand Gateway Hotel

NDN Collective Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day By Uplifting Indigenous Power Building Through Art, Voter Engagement and LANDBACK

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, NDN Collective took part in several events to celebrate and uplift the brilliance and resilience of Indigenous Peoples – participating in Indigenous Peoples’ Day Phoenix Fest in Arizona, the Grantmakers in the Arts Conference in New York and opening up pre-sale opportunities for the inaugural issue of the LANDBACK Magazine. Lighting the 8th Fire Through Indigenous Arts… Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day By Uplifting Indigenous Power Building Through Art, Voter Engagement and LANDBACK

NDN Collective Responds to Manchin’s Side Deal Being Pulled from IRA

Rapid City, SD — In response to recent news that Senator Joe Manchin will pull his permitting side deal language from the Inflation Reduction Act, NDN Collective released the following statement: “Make no mistake – the decoupling of Manchin’s dirty side deal from the Inflation Reduction Act is a result of tireless advocacy by frontline, climate justice, and Indigenous communities,” said Jade Begay… Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective Responds to Manchin’s Side Deal Being Pulled from IRA

Honoring Youth and Families: NDN Collective 3rd Annual Backpack Giveaway Provides More Than School Supplies

On Saturday, September 10th, NDN Collective hosted its 3rd annual backpack giveaway at Rapid Skillz, located in Rapid City, for PreK-12 students in the Black Hills region, and provided 600 backpacks, filled with various school supplies and NDN swag, for students in the community. “This is NDN Collective’s third annual backpack giveaway. We put a lot of intentionality into organizing the event as… Source Source: Full Article: Honoring Youth and Families: NDN Collective 3rd Annual Backpack Giveaway Provides More Than School Supplies

NDN Collective Officially Opens Doors of Rapid City’s First Indigenous-Led School for Indigenous Students

Rapid City, SD – Today, Wednesday, September 7, NDN Collective officially opened Oceti Sakowin Community Academy, the first Indigenous-led school designed specifically for students in the Mni Luzahan (Rapid City) area. A community grand opening occurred on Tuesday, September 6 at the location of Camp Mni Luzahan, where prayer and drum songs opened the occasion, followed by a line-up of speakers to… Source Source: Full Article: NDN Collective Officially Opens Doors of Rapid City’s First Indigenous-Led School for Indigenous Students