Author Archives: Laura Schad

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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Native Youth Convene to Participate in Second Food Sovereignty Summit

Last month, Native American youth from five tribes convened in the sacred He Sapa (Black Hills) for PWNA’s second Native Youth Food Sovereignty Summit.

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Going Above and Beyond: How Teachers Help Equip Native Youth for Success

Amanda, a certified K-12 school counselor on the Pine Ridge Reservation knows firsthand that providing school supplies to students, such as those provided by PWNA, not only reduces stress for her students’ families but also for teaching staff.

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Celebrating Our AIEF Scholars this Graduation Season

Meet these college graduates whose academic journeys were supported by Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) and its American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) program.

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Celebrating Strength in Motherhood on Mother’s Day, and Every Day

This Mother’s Day, PWNA wishes to extend a sincere thank you to all the mothers who serve their families and their communities, nurturing future generations of good relatives and strong, sustainable nations

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