Author Archives: Joshua Arce
While we have turned the corner of the giving season, that time of year when many Americans consider charitable commitments, support is still needed across Indian Country.
In the case of Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA), 2022 brought along opportunities to continue raising awareness around Native issues – some of which will play out throughout 2023.
Friendly reminder, the 2022 calendar year ends at midnight on Saturday, December 31 – the deadline by which your year-end giving must be received to qualify as a 2022 tax-year gift.
If the Supreme Court overturns ICWA, Native children would lose the very protections that keep them connected to their heritage and culture. Tribal communities would also lose their future generations.
While some are fortunate enough to remain comfortable despite the prolonged inflation, many more are struggling to make ends meet. In fact, 69% of Native Americans say inflation is severely affecting their lives.
Many Native students simply don’t believe that college is an option for them. Participate in North Texas Giving Day to help PWNA support Native education.
Now is the time for all higher education systems in America to waive tuition for Native American students, regardless of residency, tribe or which college they attend.
…reservations are trust lands held for a tribe but owned by the U.S. government. But one home mortgage product is specifically designed to help American Indian and Alaska Native families living on tribal lands – the Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program…
The 2020 census undercounted minorities across the country once again, including Native Americans… This oversight is in line with a longstanding trend of undercounting minorities in the census, while overcounting people who identify as White.