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

Native Organizer’s Alliance Ribbon Skirt Webinar

Learn to sew a ribbon skirt with us! We hosted a 90-minute interactive online tutorial with Alexandra Romero-Frederick (Oglala Lakota), on Indigenous ribbon skirt making. All of our relatives, Native and non-Native, and all genders are invited to watch and learn.  For Indigenous people, the ribbon skirt tells a story of endurance, strength, spirituality, adaptation… Continue Reading

Native Americans & COVID-19 Town Hall

Native Americans and COVID-19 Town Hall event features indigenous leaders from health, US and tribal government, civil society, and other sectors. Judith LeBlanc, NOA Director, will discuss her panel “Pathways Forward.”

Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum Made History

The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential was held in Sioux City, Iowa August 19-20, 2019. Co-sponsored by Native Organizers Alliance and our friends at Four Directions, the forum had dozens of endorsing organizations and hundreds of volunteers. Eleven Presidential candidates took part over the two days, responding to questions from panels of Native tribal leaders… Continue Reading

NOA partners for the “Promise to Protect” Training Tour

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The Native Organizers Alliance is honored to stand in unity with all those who are making a commitment to Mother Earth by pledging a “Promise to Protect”. Guided by on the ground leadership and vision, NOA has been helping to create the training program for the upcoming “Promise to Protect Training Tour” “Today, a coalition… Continue Reading

Many Native Americans, Citing History, Angry Over Trump Immigration Policy

WASHINGTON — “Indian Country remembers,” Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today wrote in Monday’s edition of the pan-Native news site. “This is not the first administration to order the forced separation of families.”He later told VOA, “I basically wanted to show the recurring nature of history. It’s a story so familiar.”President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy… Continue Reading

Putting Solar Panels in Pipeline’s Path, Campaign to Combine Power of Sun ‘With Power of the People’

by Jessica CorbettAn Indigenous-led coalition is fundraising to install solar panels along the route of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline to protest the project and provide renewable energy to family farms and Native communities in Nebraska and South Dakota.“In the fight against dirty tar sands oil from crossing Indigenous treaty lands, we must also take moments to highlight the… Continue Reading