Grantees 2017 + 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...

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...

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...

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...

Portland Harbor Community Coalition

Richmond, CA
2017
Portland Harbor Community Coalition (PHCC) is a group of individual community members and organizations, representing the most-impacted groups (Native Americans, African-Americans/Black, immigrants, and houseless) in the billion dollar...

Red Salmon Arts

Austin, TX
2017
Red Salmon Arts (RSA) is a cultural arts organization, with a thirty-year history of working with the indigenous neighborhoods of Austin. RSA is dedicated to the development of...