Category Archives: Grant Projects

American Indian Heritage Month Recap

This month, schools, organizations and communities across the U.S. are conducting events to mark National American Indian Heritage Month — and we are no different. Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) looks forward to this annual observance and this year marked a celebration of Native American students and contributions,,,

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Walmart Foundation Grant

The support of the Walmart Foundation ensures that PWNA will continue to have an impact in remote Native American communities around the country.

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Food Justice: Native People Taking Action to Restore Ancestral Practices and Ways of Life

Love fry bread? Learn why it is considered a survival and oppression food.

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Reflecting on 2016, Welcoming 2017

We accomplished a lot in 2016. Join us in welcoming 2017 with open arms and keeping up with our work here on the blog, and on our social media channels: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Recently in Native News

What Native news are you reading? Here’s the latest news that piqued our interest this month.

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Recently in Native News

What Native news are you reading? Here’s the latest news that piqued our interest this month.

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PWNA receives a Grant from the Walmart Foundation for Nutritional Impact in Native American Communities

“The Walmart Foundation is pleased to support the efforts of PWNA to improve the diets in Native communities and increase the knowledge and availability of healthy foods,” said Carol May, Program Manager for the Walmart Foundation.

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The Buffalo Takes Its Place in History Again

While the bison may never again number the masses they once did, their population growth over the last 100 years is a testament to their resiliency and place in history as the United States National Mammal.

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Route 66 and the Iconic American Indian

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association and the National Park service unveiled a new guidebook to accurately inform travelers and tourists about tribes along the historic Route 66.

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Native American Doctors Are Needed

There is a misconception in the U.S. that all Native Americans get free health care and are taken care of under the treaties – this is not true. “The film Medicine Woman by Princella RedCorn portrays the life of the first Native American doctor—Susan La Flesche Picotte—became a doctor in the late 1800s and rallied for basic health care as a passionate prohibitionist.

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