Author Archives: Helen Oliff
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.
As the world continues to grapple with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities in Indian Country are working to address their own unique challenges in combatting the coronavirus.
World Water Day (March 22) brings attention to water as a precious resource… At least 2M Americans are living without running water or a working toilet at home…
Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Arce as their new president and CEO. Arce will join PWNA in its 30th year as a Native-led, Native-serving nonprofit.
Today only — it’s Giving Tuesday, your chance to join in a global generosity movement to support your favorite charity or adopt a new one.
Each November, PWNA celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month. We recently celebrated Wes Studi at a special reception and now are hosting new videos and giveaways all month.