Author Archives: Helen Oliff

Four Directions: Help the People, Help the Tribe

The skills I discovered and strengthened in PWNA’s Four Directions training helped make the TNP program possible and are impacting the youth in my community. Thanks, PWNA!”

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PWNA receives a Grant from the Walmart Foundation for Nutritional Impact in Native American Communities

“The Walmart Foundation is pleased to support the efforts of PWNA to improve the diets in Native communities and increase the knowledge and availability of healthy foods,” said Carol May, Program Manager for the Walmart Foundation.

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Keeping Health Care Access a Priority During Men’s Health Month

Increasing access to health care is an impactful way to participate in Men’s Health Month, as well as a critical service to those living on remote reservations isolated from mainstream care.

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In the Driver’s Seat for Memorial Day

Many of you will be on the road for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. AAA estimates that more than one-third of Americans (35 percent) will travel away from home this year, and 69 percent will take a road trip due to the lower gas prices. This got us thinking about how many people have never […]

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No fooling: Native American traditions hold significant meaning

Traditions in Native American culture have been caricatured and/or misunderstood by the American public. These could use correcting.

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Will You Make a Difference on World Water Day?

Learn here what is being done to increase access to safe water, then learn how you can take action to help those in the communities who need it most.

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Read Across America Day

PWNA’s reading and literacy service provides children’s books, participation incentives and other supplies to help our partners encourage reading among 25,000 Native American students year-round.

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Acts of Kindness That Impact Life on the Reservation

Look at ways we can inspire acts of kindness in others, and how those acts of kindness can also benefit the Native American reservations we serve.

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How to See Clear Impact of Partnership With Native Americans

These are only snapshots of the challenges Native Americans living on the reservations face, and a glimpse of the impact you can make by donating to PWNA.

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People in Indian Country Make the Best New Year’s Resolutions

In this country, New Year’s is a time of reflection and resolution — a time of promises we make to ourselves about a better future. Yet, much of what we resolve to do, and even take for granted, actually represents real and difficult challenges faced 365 days a year on the reservations served by Partnership […]

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