Indigenous Women & Girls

Indigenous Women Rise (IWR) collective first formed in January of 2017 to join the national Women’s March on Washington. The collective is comprised of: Advance Native Political Leadership, Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP), Native Voice Network, Native Voices Rising, National Indian Women’s Resource Center, UltraViolet, The Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas, North American Region, Indigenous Environmental Network, and other key organizations working to advance Indigenous Peoples rights and issues.

NAP will continue to advocate for indigenous women and girls through our research agenda, as well as collaborate with the IWR collective and/or partner organizations on future initiatives.

NAP Featured In Designer Bethany Yellowtail’s PBS Docuseries

Bethany Yellowtail is the CEO, founder, and creative director of acclaimed fashion house B.Yellowtail, that combines contemporary fashion with an authentic Native perspective. Launched in 2014, the B.Yellowtail label has attracted a huge following, including celebrities like America Ferrera, Shailene Woodley, and John Legend. In episode one of a new PBS video series about Bethany, […]

Big Announcement for our National Philanthropy Institute!

Native Americans in Philanthropy is excited to announce that Native recording artist and member of the multi-platinum hip hop group, Black Eyed Peas, Taboo (Shoshone) will join us at our 2018 National Philanthropy Institute in June! The National Philanthropy Institute is our key signature event for funders, tribal leaders, and influencers held from June 13 [...]

Northwest #GenIndigenous Regional Convening

By Tachini Pete, Northwest Regional Weaver, Native Americans in Philanthropy On April 28th, 40 people representing regional philanthropic and Native-led nonprofit organizations convened to share innovative approaches in addressing the challenges facing Native youth today. This event was held in downtown Seattle at Seattle Foundation’s new event space. NAP’s convening partners, Potlatch Fund, Philanthropy Northwest, [...]

Northern California #GenIndigenous Regional Convening

By Morning Star Gali, Northern California Regional Weaver, Native Americans in Philanthropy On Tuesday April 18th, 2017, Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) hosted a regional #GenIndigenous event, held at Northern California Grantmakers in San Francisco. It was an honor to coordinate an event that highlighted innovative Native youth organizing. An initiative launched by President Obama [...]