Category Archives: Humanitarian

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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National Nutrition Month and Access to Healthy Food

Partnership With Native Americans supports national nutrition and a return to traditional diets through gardens, healthy cooking classes, training on canning, preservation and a mobile unit for nutrition training in remote tribal communities.

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Native Art, and Native Artists Making Headlines

It’s easy to find Native art and Native artists at many large gatherings, be it powwows, art festivals, or even some city events and markets where vendors can set up a booth.

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International Mother Language Day and the Importance of Native Language

These stories show the importance of Native American languages and the need for language preservation.

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Show the Philanthropic Love This Valentine’s Day

This Feb 14, there are a number of ways to show the love to a greater cause, whether you are passionate about education, animal welfare, emergency relief, nutrition or health.

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The True Impact of the Dawes Act of 1887

The biggest impact of the Dawes Act was a loss of indigenous cultures, tradition and land across the U.S. It did a number on our tribal communities and tried to pit our ancestors against each other.

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Winter warmth means less hardship for Native American Elders

Like this 99-year-old Native American grandmother, many other Elders also need winter fuel assistance. You can help us warm up their winters and keep them safe from winter risk by donating to PWNA’s Winter Warmth Drive today.

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National Freedom Day

National Freedom Day brings a chance for all of us to remember that everyone is trying to live their lives the best they can and to help others along the way.

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Education for Self-Determination and Quality of Life

The Navajo Nation is working to improve the quality of education by transferring operation of more than 30 schools from U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) control, to management by the Navajo Nation’s Department of Education.

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Ira Hayes: Hero by Happenstance?

In many ways, Ira Hayes was just like many of us – quiet, humble, and driven to do the best he could at what he did. In his case, this included critical service such as helping to raise the flag at Iwo Jima and serving among the many Navajo code talkers and other Native American veterans.

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