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How To Learn More About National Day of Remembrance for Indian Boarding Schools

A before and after photo of “Three Lakota boys” at Carlisle Indian School, circa 1890
September 30th is National Day of Remembrance for Indian Boarding Schools, a day in both the United States and Canada to recognize the true history and deep generational trauma caused by Indian boarding schools.
For over a hundred years, thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their families and transported to isolated boarding schools hundreds of …

There is Power in Solidarity: A Recap of the Gathering

Asian American, Pacific Islander and Native American relatives and relations in the philanthropy field gathered in Seattle, WA, June 26-29, 2022, for the Power in Solidarity conference to celebrate the leadership of our shared peoples and cultures in the sector and develop strategies to build power and increase resources in our communities. 

The event, co-hosted by Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP), celebrates more than three …

Jeanette Ziegler Joins Native Americans in Philanthropy as Chief Operating Officer 

Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) is excited to share that Jeanette Ziegler (Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut) has joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Over the past several years, NAP has worked to expand its staff, programs, and relationships to promote equitable and effective philanthropy in Indigenous communities. Bringing on a COO is part of that effort and signifies an exciting time of growth for NAP. 

Jeanette’s impressive background …

Diversify Your Feed: 6 More Indigenous Environmental Organizations You Should Follow

To celebrate last year’s Earth Day, we introduced “6 Indigenous Environmental Organizations You Should Follow”. This year, we’re excited to expand that list of remarkable Indigenous-led organizations that focus on environmental issues.

For Native communities, the environment is deeply intertwined with cultural preservation, reclamation of Indigenous food knowledge and systems, land and water rights, tribal sovereignty, and the stewardship of ancestral homelands.

In celebration of this year’s Earth Day, here are six more Indigenous environmental organizations that …