Category Archives: Grant Projects
Instead of Columbus Day, we celebrate the survival of our cultures and the beauty in the uniqueness of Indigenous peoples… and we remember our ancestors who did not [survive].
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.
This year, PWNA collaborated with legendary actor Wes Studi to grant two additional scholarships to Native American students from his home state.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of vaccinations for people… pets are a part of the family too and their vaccines are equally important.
Global PPE is providing PPE, medical supplies, equipment, and technology to underserved communities … and recently donated 10,000 KN95 masks to PWNA.
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.
[T]he CDC notes, “We do not have evidence that companion animals, including pets, can spread COVID-19 to people or that they might be a source of infection in the United States.”
A Nez Perce tribal citizen and past recipient of PWNA’s American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) scholarship, motherhood “propelled” her to break her family’s cycle of poverty.
Monica Terkildsen… of the Wanblee Community Action Team shared her experience as a PWNA collaborator underscoring food sovereignty and emergency preparedness.