Category Archives: History, Culture, Justice

2021 Year in Review: Most Popular Blogs and Social Posts

Happy #NewYear! We would like to share a glimpse of your top ten favorite blogs and social posts from 2021, which rally around racial justice, social justice, culture and history…

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30 Ways You Can Celebrate American Indian Heritage Month

…we are celebrating American Indian Heritage Month (#AIHM) and sharing ways you can get involved and create impact throughout the month.

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Announcing Indigenous Career Readiness Program That Helps You Grow with Google

Bridging the digital divide in Indian Country means addressing not only the lack of cable infrastructure, hardware and internet access that has been documented, but also extending the digital skills for career readiness. For centuries, Native communities have fallen further behind in opportunities for economic development and livelihoods. Even before COVID, our communities were being […]

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Replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

This year, PWNA is encouraging everyone to sign our #NativeAware petition that supports House Bill 5473 to permanently change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day nationwide.

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Accessing and Protecting Nature’s Most Precious Resource: Water

On the one hand, Native Americans are fighting to keep their water sources clean. On the other, they are fighting to have any water at all.

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Searching for MMIWG Relatives and Racial Justice for Tribes

Not a day goes by without a social media alert, about… missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. #MMIW

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Indigenous History and Its Effect on Education Equity in South Dakota

Education equity implies giving every single student the necessary support to succeed… How can we prepare students for college, career and life if we’re omitting… the history of many Native students’ ancestors.

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Scorching Summer Pose Threats to Lives and More on the Reservations

In addition to devastating the land itself, wildfires threaten animal life, natural water systems, economic and social norms, environment and cultural resources. They also impact living communities, recreational areas and revenue streams,

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Native Views on Independence Day

Today, we look at a viewpoint that’s sometimes forgotten – the Indigenous one. Do Native Americans in the United States celebrate Independence Day?

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Native News Pick of the Month: Confronting the painful history of Native American boarding schools

Earlier this year, the remains of more than 215 Native American children were discovered on the grounds of a former boarding school… PWNA president & CEO Joshua Arce shares his reaction to the discovery and weighs in on Deb Haaland’s recent opinion piece [on the matter].

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