Category Archives: Food & Water
Partnership With Native Americans and its reservation partners are motivating and equipping tribal citizens with knowledge and healthy nutrition habits that will trickle down to next generations.
Partnership With Native Americans supports national nutrition and a return to traditional diets through gardens, healthy cooking classes, training on canning, preservation and a mobile unit for nutrition training in remote tribal communities.
Annually, PWNA’s reservation partners request thousands of Thanksgiving meals, and this year, PWNA is providing enough food for just over 38,000 people in the Northern Plains and Southwest.
To learn the real story of the first Thanksgiving, as shared by historians of Squantoâ€™s tribe â€“ the Wampanoags â€“ and the pilgrims in Plymouth Colony, vist www.PWNA4hope.org and download our compelling story curated in 2016.
In a world where food deserts, low food security and nutrition-related diseases are common, what could be better than community gardening programs? PWNA reservation partners throughout the Northern Plains and the Southwest are championing and teaching gardening as a sustainable food solution in their remote tribal communities. To assist these gardening and food sovereignty initiatives, […]
Food sovereignty is about the right of a people to determine their own policies relative to food and agriculture–rather than having their food supply subject to market forces. The indigenous people of this country certainly understand…
In keeping with their mission, DAV Charitable Service recently granted $6,000 to National Relief Charities (NRC) to help us provide nutritious food to elderly Veterans in Mission, South Dakota, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.
Native American traditional foods are making their way back into diets. National Relief Charities is supporting this effort with their Teen Nations Cookbook and Kit, supported by Newman’s Own Foundation and Cigna Foundation.
NRC assists American Indian communities with fresh produce and support with hundreds of gardens on the reservations.