Author Archives: Joshua Arce
Each year, we take time to reflect on the impact of our program partners and donors on Native communities… and to put it mildly, 2020 was unprecedented.
When the colonists faced bitter cold, illness and hunger in an unfamiliar land with few resources for survival, the Native Americans gave them life-saving help.
November is American Indian Heritage Month and weâ€™re honoring this month-long observance alongside the celebration of our 30th anniversary as a nonprofit championing hope for Native Americans.
Native Americans have been underserved, underrepresented and undercounted in the census for centuries… reports highlight the systematic marginalization…
Itâ€™s the question on every parentâ€™s mind â€“ when and how is my child going back to school? …And while the immediate plan is unclear, one thing is certain: education for every child is critical.
Tribal casinos are economic drivers that benefit entire communities â€“ not just the tribes but also their states â€“ and they deserve to be considered in the next stimulus package.
While we are all seeing the impacts of COVID-19 to Indian Country as they relate to availability of food, water, health care and other necessities, I have been watching the impact from another angle too â€“ the digital perspective.
[Due to COVID-19, the “invisible enemy”], my tribe has cancelled Spring Dance and other tribes are evaluating this as well. The risk of â€œcommunity spreadâ€ to our Elders is just too high.