Category Archives: Humanitarian

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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Caring for the Elders With a Healthy Breakfast

In an effort to ensure Elders are not without food, Breakfast-in-a-Bag is a service that PWNA offers to eligible Elders on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

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Great.com interviews PWNA About Supporting Self-Sufficiency of Native Americans

Great.com interviewed Partnership With Native Americans. as part of their “Great.com Talks With…” podcast series, an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.

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Recognizing Indigenous Veterans on Memorial Day

This year on Memorial Day, we pay homage to the veterans who have served… and celebrate the opening of the new National Native American Veterans Memorial at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C.

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Partner Q&A: Caring for Elders of the Tohono O’odham Nation

We recently caught up with Mike Benavidez, coordinator of the Pisinemo District Elderly Program of the Tohono O’odham Nation, who shared about their senior services and how PWNA helps.

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World Fair Trade Day: Remember Native Americans

The 2021 fair trade theme is “Build Back Fairer” and rallies around the impact COVID-19 had on our trade system… Fair trade is critical to Native American businesses too.

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Native News Pick of the Month: Land Buy-Back, Real Estate Recovery, and the Burning of Blackacre

The [Guardian] article reported on several different tribal communities from around the country buying back land that was previously taken from them and given to non-Native landowners.

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Mind Your Heart for National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month, a time to raise awareness of the important health issues disproportionately affecting BIPOC in the United States.

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Emergency Response: A Year-Round Priority

For 30 years, Native American Aid (NAA), a PWNA program, has assisted tribal communities on the front lines in response to environmental disasters such as floods, fires, blizzards, drought, tornadoes, and most recently, the global pandemic…

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