Author Archives: Rafael Tapia, Jr.
Nov. 17 is National Homemade Bread Day, and bread is one food that knows no cultural bounds. However, this day is also a reminder of the darker history behind Indian frybread.
Labor Day: We hope employers will consider hiring Native Americans to foster a new generation of American labor and build a brighter future for all Americans.
The Pueblo Revolt against the Spaniards began on Aug. 10, 1680, and by September, Spanish settlements ceased to exist in the state of New Mexico.
As tribal nations exercise their rights to self-govern and strengthen their economies, their sovereignty is also benefiting local nontribal communities. Depending on the tribe, as high as $.90 of every tribal dollar earned is spent in non-tribal economies.
This “Día del Niño”, celebrate the magic of reading by sharing your favorite culturally relevant Native American children’s book with any young readers in your life.
The 4 Directions Development program of PWNA incorporates culturally-based tools. “If 4D were to establish [a] university, I would enroll,” …
Arizona is celebrating its 107th birthday on Feb. 14. Learn more about the “old ones who were here before” Arizona statehood!
Two of the five poorest counties in the U.S. are located on Indian reservations and the highest poverty rate by ethnic group is found among Native Americans, accounting for 27.6 percent of national poverty overall.
Charities rely on holiday giving, and for donors, the holidays and end-of-year giving is the last chance to donate if you’re planning to claim your charitable deductions on your tax returns.
The 2018 mid-term elections resulted in many ‘firsts,’ including the first Native American women ever elected to Congress. Electing Native American leaders into Congress gives a voice to the unique barriers Native communities face, while also introducing a new perspective on shared concerns across their districts.