2021 Native Community Organizing Training

Aug 7 – 13, 2021 Denver, CO This past year and a half has been one of both tremendous tragedy and hope. We’ve learned many lessons from the efforts to build Native power, defend sovereignty, and honor our relationships and responsibilities in our respective communities. It is the right moment to pause and share experiences… Continue Reading

CNN made the right decision to fire Rick Santorum

CNN fired Rick Santorum after Indigenous groups along with Native Organizers Alliance called for his removal because of his comments dismissing thousands of years of Native American history and culture and contributions to the United States. Native Organizers Alliance released the following statement following the news of CNN terminating Rick Santorum’s contract. Before CNN took… Continue Reading

History Made! Deb is Confirmed!

“For the first time, we will have a person who looks like us and who, like us, shares a deep understanding of our ancestral responsibilities to care for the sacred lands and waters of this country.” – Judith LeBlanc Director of Native Organizers Alliance March 15, 2021 —The United States Congress confirmed the appointment of… Continue Reading

Help Make History

Congresswoman Deb Haaland is the right choice for the Secretary of Interior. As an enrolled citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, and one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress, she has spent her life standing up for Native people and tribal sovereignty. Contact your Senators to confirm Haaland’s appointment today! The… Continue Reading

Keystone XL Pipeline is Canceled

On January 20th, 2021 President Joe Biden signed an executive order to cancel the permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Native Organizers Alliance has been a partner in the Promise to Protect network of Indigenous activists and Tribal leaders who have been leading the resistance against these extractive industries for over 10 years.

Deb Haaland Nominated for Secretary of the DOI

At Native Organizers Alliance we launched a campaign to advocate for Congresswoman Deb Haaland to be nominated for this important position in President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet. With your help and that of our grassroots organizers we delivered a list of 18,000 people’s names endorsing Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior to Biden’s transition team… Continue Reading

Indigenous Futures Report for 2020

ABOUT THE PROJECT The Indigenous Futures Project (IFP) is a joint project between the Center for Native American Youth, IllumiNative, and the Native Organizers Alliance to gather and disseminate critical information and strategies about the priorities and needs of Native communities in preparation for the 2020 election. The keystone of this project is the Indigenous Futures Survey (IFS) —… Continue Reading

Natives Vote

The 2020 election is an inflection point to further build Native peoples’ visibility and political power by ensuring that Native voices are heard. Our communities have untapped power because of our history, our ancestors—we must use it in many ways from the streets to the ballot box. Our collective power is necessary to move our… Continue Reading

2020 Indigenous Futures Survey

Until now, Native people have never been asked about what issues matter to us. The Indigenous Futures Survey centers Native voices and provides an opportunity for all Native peoples to be a part of shaping the future. Native Organizers Alliance has partnered with IllumiNative and Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth to conduct the… Continue Reading

National Native American Town Hall

In July 2020 we co-hosted The Time Is Now National Native Town Hall on our Facebook LIVE. Moderating our Native Peoples, Not “Native” Mascots panel is Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee), Lead Plaintiff, Harjo v. Pro Football, Inc; President, The Morning Star Institute. With panelists: Amanda Blackhorse (Diné) Lead Plaintiff, Blackhorse v. Pro… Continue Reading