Author Archives: Helen Oliff
April is National Minority Health Month, a time to raise awareness of the important health issues disproportionately affecting BIPOC in the United States.
While most urban homes across American have running water, the same cannot be said for many homes on remote reservations throughout Indian Country.
Project Grow, a service of PWNA’s Northern Plains Reservation Aid (NPRA) program, provides seeds, tools and tilling to support individual and community gardens in reservation communities.
Elders are safest from COVID-19 at home but are met with scarce winter fuel and harsh winter temperatures. Help us keep Elders safe – and warm – this winter.
#COVID19 has devastated rural communities across the U.S., but #AcomaPueblo in New Mexico, and their Health & Human Services division, worked to slow the spread and keep their most vulnerable safe.
Amid this humanitarian emergency, the pandemic highlighted unique challenges for remote reservation communities, including limited access to emergency supplies of food and water… prolonged receipt of federal CARES funds and individual stimulus checks, and a domino effect from school closures that left many children without access to online schooling and meals.
Navajo Code Talkers Day on Aug. 14th honors the veterans who encrypted their Native language to provide… unbreakable code credited with helping the U.S. win the war.
This year, PWNA collaborated with legendary actor Wes Studi to grant two additional scholarships to Native American students from his home state.
During this critical time of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Native American veterans are in need of quality health care.
Several factors explain why the Navajo Nation is experiencing such a rapid spread of positive COVID-19 cases.