Jade Begay is an Indigenous rights and climate policy expert, organizer and filmmaker.

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Jade Begay, Diné and Tesuque Pueblo, is the director of policy and advocacy at NDN Collective, an Indigenous-led organization dedicated to building Indigenous power. She has partnered with Tribal Nations and Indigenous communities on issues like climate justice and Indigenous self-determination. In 2021, she was appointed by President Biden to serve on the first White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

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