Category Archives: Grant Projects
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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, […]
PWNA’s community investment project funded by the Red Cross is aspiring to re-strengthen the preparedness of reservation communities inevitably faced with modern day disasters and the need for emergency relief.
If you’re a Native American student or know of a deserving applicant, we encourage you to learn more by reviewing our scholarship applications.