NOA responds to Biden announcement on treaty protections

The Biden administration is set to announce a memorandum of understanding from 18 federal agencies to protect tribal treaty rights. The MOU’s from the departments of Agriculture, Defense, Commerce, Education, Energy, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, Transportation, Veterans Affairs, State, and the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Personnel Management, the Advisory… Continue Reading

2021 October Training Reflections

In October, Native Organizers Alliance (NOA) brought together 23 amazing Native community organizers from 14 different tribes, working in 9 different states and 10 organizations.

Native Organizing Alliance Celebrates Restoration of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments

WASHINGTON, DC — Friday Oct 8th, 2020 President Biden issued a proclamation confirming the original boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah. In reaction to the announcement, Judith LeBlanc, citizen of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma and director of the Native Organizing Alliance, issued the following statement:  “President Biden promised to… Continue Reading

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