Vickie Jeffries

Vickie Jeffries

Tribal Administrator, Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation

Keeping the culture, crafts, and traditions of her ancestors alive is her passion. Other wisdom she cherishes from her ancestors? Respecting Mother Earth.

Greg Richardson

Greg Richardson

Executive Director
North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs

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Indigenous Groups

Since North Carolina has one of the largest native populations in the eastern U.S., we wanted to seek out indigenous voices fighting for climate action. This page highlights various tribes, advocacy groups, and organizations to discuss environmental threats and efforts in climate resilience.