Native Youth Nonviolent Direct Action

A nonviolent direct-action workshop that has a Native perspective and focus for Native youth (middle school, high school). Identifying the issue and develop a plan on how you could educate others about the issue, build alliances, and take action.

A focus on solutions: direct action is most effective when it illustrates the injustice it seeks to correct. There are many types of direct action, including:

  • Boycotts — refusal to buy products
  • Marches and rallies
  • Letter-writing and petition campaigns
  • Political action and voting
  • Public art and performance

Learn why Native-led movements are different than conventional activism and how to work effectively with allies.