Category Archives: Education

This North Texas Day, Join Us to Remember Native American Students

Many Native students simply don’t believe that college is an option for them. Participate in North Texas Giving Day to help PWNA support Native education.

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Tuition Waiver for Native Students Must Be Replicated Nationwide

Now is the time for all higher education systems in America to waive tuition for Native American students, regardless of residency, tribe or which college they attend.

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More College and Career Readiness for Native Students

This summer, PWNA partnered with NABI Nation during the 2022 Native American Basketball Invitational (aka NABI Week) to sponsor college and career readiness events for over 1,300 Native student athletes.

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Will You Help Native Children on the First Day of School?

61% of Native children are living in poverty or low-income households. So, basic things like school supplies that most children take for granted can be difficult to obtain.

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Indigenous Impact Challenge: Year-End Giving

Thanks to a special group of generous PWNA benefactors, every gift to honor and help Native Americans by Dec. 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000. This means that your donation will make twice the difference if you act this year.

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Announcing Indigenous Career Readiness Program That Helps You Grow with Google

Bridging the digital divide in Indian Country means addressing not only the lack of cable infrastructure, hardware and internet access that has been documented, but also extending the digital skills for career readiness. For centuries, Native communities have fallen further behind in opportunities for economic development and livelihoods. Even before COVID, our communities were being […]

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This CFC, Remember Native American Students

Only some charities are approved to participate in the CFC (Combined Federal Campaign).

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PWNA’s Annual Backpack Drive: You Can Make All The Difference

The Backpack Drive is running through Sept. 30… hope is to equip more than 15,000 Native American students with backpacks and essentials as they head back to school this year.

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Making The American Dream A Reality for Native Students

Many people see a college education as the path to achieving the ‘American dream’ – unfortunately, having the motivation and the academic intelligence to attend college is often not enough.

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Native American Undergraduate Students Awarded ‘Wes Studi AIEF Scholarship’

This year, PWNA collaborated with legendary actor Wes Studi to grant two additional scholarships to Native American students from his home state.

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