Author Archives: Mark Ford

National Preparedness Month: Planning Before Disaster Strikes

National Preparedness Month [in September]… Disaster preparedness is especially critical in impoverished Native communities, where everyday life can feel like a crisis and the disaster recovery process can be long.

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Adapting Food and Nutrition Education During the Global Pandemic

Our first four [healthy cooking] videos focusing on “food as medicine” include lessons on no-waste cooking, cooking with wild onions, making Elderberry drops and practicing self-care while sheltering at home.

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The Realities of Winter in the Northern Plains

On remote reservations in the Northern Plains, winter storms often prevent access to necessities such as food, water and warmth… PWNA offers the Northern Plains Reservation Aid (NPRA) program…

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Season’s Greetings from PWNA

Throughout 2019, PWNA remained committed to improving nutrition, education, emergency response and capacity building in Indian country.

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National Preparedness Month in Indian Country

This National Preparedness Month, it’s reassuring to know we’re implementing a new emergency preparedness model in Indian Country and empowering the tribes to respond locally at a moment’s notice when disaster strikes.

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Recognizing The Accomplishments of Native American Athletes on National Student Athlete Day

For PWNA, National Student Athlete Day reminds us of the importance of sports in Indian Country and the Native American athletes and professional teams who support Native causes.

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