Category Archives: Grant Projects
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.
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.
The 4 Directions Development program of PWNA incorporates culturally-based tools. “If 4D were to establish [a] university, I would enroll,” …
Do you live in a reservation community? If so, did you know FEMA is not an individual relief organization or homeowners, or that FEMA does not fit the same way for tribal communities? Find out what you need to know for disaster preparedness on the reservation.
As we ring in the New Year, PWNA is taking a moment to share our readers’ favorite blog posts of 2018.
Q&A: NFL Lineman Eli Ankou discusses #MyCauseMyCleats campaign and why he feels Native Americans are underrepresented
We sat down with NFL defensive lineman Eli Ankou of the Jacksonville Jaguars to discuss his cause in the #MyCauseMyCleats campaign, bringing attention to issues in Native American communities, and reminding Native American youth that “they are not written off, they are not forgotten.” Check out part two of our Q&A on the PWNA blog.
In my nearly 10 years with PWNA, I have met many generous people who’ve shared their time, knowledge, stories and sense of humor, whether it’s around a kitchen table, walking along a garden or foraging. From harvested Ceyaka (mint tea) and Tinpsila (wild/prairie turnips) in South Dakota to pinon nuts in Arizona, food sources are […]
This year, PWNA is launching the first 4 Directions Development Program for Strong Native Women. This is an all-women cohort with funding and support of the PepsiCo Foundation, which invests in partnerships and programs to support at least 1.5 million girls and women becoming more workforce ready in the coming years.
Partnership With Native Americans, with support from Newman’s Own Foundation, aids Native Americans in developing sustainable nutrition initiatives within their tribal communities, such as access to fresh food and training to prepare healthier meals.
The first gathering of the Native American Nutrition Cohort closed with a spirit of collaboration and shared purpose, in the hopes that our work together can lead to greater health impact, reduced food insecurity and stronger self-sufficiency in Native communities.