Author Archives: Laura Schad

Partner Q&A: Caring for Navajo and Zuni Elders in Gallup, New Mexico

Native American, Elderly, Seniors, Montana, Northern Plains, Emergency Aid, Residential. Shelter

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Partner Q&A: Caring for Elders of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe

We’re spotlighting longtime {Tribal] partner Roberta Bigback, who coordinates the Northern Cheyenne Elderly Program on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

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Recognizing Heather Dawn Thompson on International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’… When I think about women who intentionally choose to challenge, Heather Dawn Thompson instantly comes to mind.

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From Foster to Forever: Helping Cats & Dogs in Underserved Communities

Looking to add a furry friend to your family? Thousands of stray and homeless animals on reservations need a home – and PWNA’s Reservation Animal Rescue program helps. Read the story of Katya, a kitten who found her fur-ever home.

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Fostering Animal Adoptions in Reservation Communities

October is “Adopt a Dog Month,” and it’s a good time to explore how PWNA’s Reservation Animal Rescue (RAR) program supports animal rescue and rehabilitation partners on the reservations.

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Vaccines for Healthy Animals and Reservation Communities

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of vaccinations for people… pets are a part of the family too and their vaccines are equally important.

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Assisting Native American Parents with the Support of Baby2Baby

Baby2Baby’s mission aligns effortlessly with PWNA’s work in underserved tribal communities… our partnership could not have come at a more crucial time.

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Mother’s Day: A Native Mother Who Broke the Cycle of Poverty through Education

A Nez Perce tribal citizen and past recipient of PWNA’s American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) scholarship, motherhood “propelled” her to break her family’s cycle of poverty.

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Native Food Sovereignty in the Wanblee Community

Monica Terkildsen… of the Wanblee Community Action Team shared her experience as a PWNA collaborator underscoring food sovereignty and emergency preparedness.

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World Spay Day: Spaying and Neutering Pets on Reservations

World Spay Day, the last Tuesday of February, raises awareness around accessible and affordable spay and neuter programs.

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