"On every level of movement building we continue to achieve successes because of the work of our mothers, sisters, brothers who respect the feminine, and our non-binary relatives freeing themselves from the shackles of heteronormativity."
"Residents of our community described concerns about potential impacts to our primary diet, Caribou, to global warming, and to our way of life. BLM has not come back to our community this time and we feel our people and their concerns have been overlooked."
It seems that despite its nod to traditional ecological knowledge, BLM does not consider relevant the extensive knowledge and expertise we have gained over millennia, living in a way that is so deeply connected to our environment.
NDN Collective joins hundreds at the American Indian Movement 4 Directions March commemorating the 1973 Occupation of Wounded Knee, and members of the team share reflections on the power and purpose of the day.
Challenging the commercialization of February 14, NDN Collective’s Southwest Regional Director Janene Yazzie calls attention to the MMIR (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives) Day of Awareness, National Day of Action, and grassroots efforts to fight the MMIR epidemic. Yazzie also shares future MMIR programming from NDN Collective coming soon.
NDN Collective Director of Tactical Media, Lorenzo Serna, provides live-stream coverage of a rally in Minnesota in honor of Joye Braun where local organizers handed off letters to the Department of Natural Resources and demanded President Biden declare a climate emergency.