Jade Begay

Director of Policy and Advocacy | NDN Collective


Jade Begay

Jade Begay, MA, a citizen of Tesuque Pueblo and also of Diné and Southern Ute ancestry, Director of Policy and Advocacy at NDN Collective, works at the intersections of storytelling, narrative strategy, climate and environmental justice, and Indigenous rights policy at the domestic and international levels. She previously served as the Creative Director and Climate Justice Campaign Director at NDN Collective but now directs its programs and projects that elevate policy and advocacy issues important to the self-determination of Indigenous Peoples and tribal nations. In 2021, Jade was appointed by President Biden to serve on the inaugural White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council and is a recipient of a Ripe for Creative Disruption Environmental Justice Movement Fellowship.

Keynote Address:

Jade Begay – Strengthening Indigenous Leadership During Collapse

April 6th | 12:16 pm to 12:38 pm

Panel Presentations:

Indigenous Forum – Unpacking Tribal Identity: Real Talk

April 7th | 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm

Building Effective Movements and Coalitions

April 6th | 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Bioneers 2023 Conference
Bioneers 2023 Conference - Revolution from the Heart of Nature
Bioneers 2023 Conference - Revolution from the Heart of Nature