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


Water, Jobs & Justice

Judith LeBlanc, director of the Native Organizers Alliance, talks about “Water, Jobs & Justice” at the People’s Summit in Chicago, Illinois on June 10, 2017.


LeBlanc & Kauffman on Organizing

A highlight of the 2017 Organizing 2.0 Conference was the exchange between Judith LeBlanc and L.A. Kauffman. on the development of organizing over the years, the role of women and challenges today. LeBlanc is the Director of the Native Organizers Alliance, and Kauffman wrote the new book Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American… Continue Reading


Judith LeBlanc Speaking at the Women’s March

Judith LeBlanc, Director of the Native Organizers Alliance spoke at the historic Women’s March in Washington, DC, January 21, 2017. Here are her remarks:My name is Judith Le Blanc and I am a proud member of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma and the Director of the Native Organizers Alliance. And I march for my daughter… Continue Reading


Native Americans still fighting for voting equality

Excerpt from Cronkite News:SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah – Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast their ballots.The tribal members would catch up with friends and family and eat food under the cottonwood trees in the parking lot.So… Continue Reading


Native Women and Race

Native women are often left out of the conversation about race. Judith LeBlanc shares her intersections of race, gender and tribal sovereignty interact and inform one another. #RaceAnd is a video series exploring the ways that race compounds and intersects with all the other issues faced by people of color. Each video features a different… Continue Reading