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.
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
I’m in Lower Brule, South Dakota, where elected tribal officials, spiritual leaders, Native grassroots organizations, youth groups, and traditional women’s societies have gathered with non-Native farmers, ranchers and others affected by the Keystone XL pipeline. That project to carry tar sands from shale fields in Canada to the Gulf of Mexico threatens our water, our… Continue Reading
The leaves are changing. The scent of pumpkin spice lattes is in the air. In short, it’s football season. And like millions of my fellow Americans, I love football.
But I’m also American Indian.