History Made!

“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


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


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


Groups document voting rights abuses in Indian Country

From Salt Lake City Tribune:Flagstaff, Ariz. • Election sites far from reservations. Poll workers who don’t speak tribal languages. Unequal access to early voting sites.Native Americans say they’ve encountered a wide range of obstacles that makes voting difficult. Advocates have been spending the last few months gathering stories from around Indian Country in hopes that tribal… Continue Reading