“We urge philanthropic organizations to join us in this moment by resourcing the Indigenous communities who have proven solutions to repair our relationship with the Earth. The climate investments implemented over the next few years will set the groundwork for generations to come.”
“Shutting down all pipelines is critical to addressing the greatest injustices faced by Indigenous people – from our water being poisoned, to our women and Two-spirit relatives being murdered and disappeared by the underbelly of the temporary fossil fuel industry workforce. We will not rest until all fossil fuels have been replaced by sustainable solutions implemented by Indigenous communities.”
On Peltier’s 79th birthday, organizer and actor Dallas Goldtooth, National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp, NDN Collective President Nick Tilsen, and Executive Director of Amnesty International USA Paul O’Brien among those arrested urging President Biden to release Peltier after nearly 50 years in prison
Three Native American men were stopped by security at the entrance of the Central States Fair, then forced to turn their shirts inside-out -- one wearing an NDN Collective T-shirt, the others wearing American Indian Movement attire.
Kanaka (Native Hawaiian) community in Hawaii and Maui grapple with new wave of colonialism and outside interests on the heels of devastating wildfires resulting from poor land stewardship by U.S. government, extractivism, and tourism.
“Indian Country has never seen investments like those coming from the IRA before – and these investments are happening because of the diligence of our movement ancestors and comrades who have been fighting for justice for decades. By resourcing Indigenous communities through the IRA, we can build and develop local and regional climate adaptation models on Indigenous terms."
“The self-determination of Indigenous Peoples is how we get the best outcomes for Mother Earth and all Peoples around the globe. We are honored to carry this knowledge to international spaces, where we fight to protect and uphold our rights, and to demand safeguards for our knowledge systems in negotiation rooms filled with world leaders."
Addressing the controversy surrounding H.R. 4374, the Greater Chaco Coalition has issued a compelling open letter, signed by 111 organizations, urging Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to reinforce her commitment to the Honoring Chaco Initiative.
"Today is the continuation of our expression of our love for the people, for our community. We marched to give power to our voices but what we do now, is where the power of our collectiveness is going to become a catalyst for systemic change. We have a plan, we have numbers & we have a prayerful path forward. "