Grantees Indigenous Rights

500 Years of Dignity and Resistance

Cleveland, OH
2017, 2014
The Committee of 500 Years of Dignity and Resistance initially formed in 1991 to educate the public about negative stereotyping against the indigenous people in sports and media...

Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras

Tucson, AZ
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Our mission is to affirm the rights of indigenous peoples, their right to self determination, their collective human and civil rights, the rights of sovereignty and the protection...

Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS)

San Francisco, CA
2015
Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the...

California Indian Environmental Alliance

Oakland, CA
2016
Our mission is to protect and restore California Indian Peoples’ cultural traditions, ancestral territories, means of subsistence, and environmental health.

Corporation of Newe Sogobia

Austin, NV
2014
Corporation of Newe Sogobia aims to achieve economic and social self-suffiency for the well-being of the Westner Shoshone people.Our goals are to protect the lands, resources and rights...

Fuerza Laboral - Power of Workers

Central Falls, RI
2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011
We are a workers' rights center that organizes workers in our community to end labor exploitation. Based in Central Falls, Rhode Island and founded in 2006, we educate...

Hawai'i Peace and Justice

Honolulu, HI
2014
Originally founded in 1968, the Hawai’i Area Program of the American Friends Service Committee has become Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice. The work of HPJ draws on the long...

Ho'opae Pono Peace Project

Kane'ohe, HI
2012
The Hoʻopae Pono Peace Project seeks to build strength in the Hawaiian community, and in its connections with others, through culture-based support for the prevention and resolution of...

Indian People's Action

Butte, MT
2015, 2013, 2012, 2011
Indian People's Action (IPA) works in Montana urban areas to organize for social, economic and racial justice. Indian People's Action is being very deliberate through its training and...

Ka Lei Maile Hawaiian Civic Club

Kailua, HI
2012
Ka Lei Maile Ali`i Hawaiian Civic Club is dedicated to educating our community about Hawaiian history. Many of us growing up in Hawai`i learned that Queen Lili`uokalani was...

Mauna Kea Awareness and Education Hui

Kamuela, HI
2017
Mauna Kea Awareness and Education Hui's mission is ‘to educate and raise the awareness of communities in Hawai’i and beyond on the spiritual, historical, cultural, environmental, and political...

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative

Madison, WI
2017
Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative works to enable the Mvskoke people and their neighbors to provide for their food and health needs now and in the future through sustainable...

Native Village of Nuiqsut

Anchorage, AK
2014
Native Village of Nuiqsut is a federally regonized tribe in Alaska that is fighting for indigenous rights, racial, environmental, and economic justice.

Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment

Lapwai, ID
2017, 2015
Nimiipuu is the English translation for “the people” which is one amongst many names the Nez Perce call ourselves. And- protecting the environment of our traditional lands was...

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