Category Archives: Humanitarian

National Homemade Bread Day and the History of Frybread

Nov. 17 is National Homemade Bread Day, and bread is one food that knows no cultural bounds. However, this day is also a reminder of the darker history behind Indian frybread.

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PWNA Celebrates Heritage Month and Hosts Reception to Commemorate Partner Wes Studi

Each November, PWNA celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month. We recently celebrated Wes Studi at a special reception and now are hosting new videos and giveaways all month.

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Native American issues are gaining more national attention as cities across the country recognize Indigenous Peoples Day and celebrate Native American traditions, culture and art.

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Winter on the Reservation: Would You Choose to Heat or Eat?

Many Native American Elders are at risk in their own homes, every single day. Winter is no exception… and poverty brings its own kind of chill.

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PWNA Partners with Legendary Actor Wes Studi

PWNA is partnership with award-winning actor Wes Studi. Here is a sneak peak of our new PSA series developed with Wes around the widely held misconceptions related to Native American people, history and funding.

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Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day

Accepting that Columbus performed horrible actions toward indigenous people and not the history taught in school has led to a shift that celebrates not Columbus Day but the survivors of his actions.

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This month in #NativeNews: The #NativeVote could swing the 2020 election, and schools will change what they teach about #NativeHistory.

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The Significance of Feathers in Native Cultures

Across America, there seems to be a disconnect when it comes to feathers, headdresses and what they mean to the Native cultures…

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Supporting Native Students through the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign

This Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) season, instead of pledging to what’s near and dear to your heart, consider giving to a Native American-serving cause such as the American Indian Education Fund.

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National Preparedness Month in Indian Country

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.

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