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We’re sharing the most important COVID-19 updates from March, as well as a few headlines from Indian Country.

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Impact of COVID-19 on Native Culture and Ceremonies

[Due to COVID-19, the “invisible enemy”], my tribe has cancelled Spring Dance and other tribes are evaluating this as well. The risk of “community spread” to our Elders is just too high.

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Honoring Native Americans and All Who Served on Vietnam War Veterans Day

The Vietnam War was surrounded by controversy in the midst of the civil rights movement… Today we recognize all who served – including the 42,000 Native American soldiers.

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Spring Equinox in Native American Cultures

The spring equinox is recognized by many Native cultures for the purposes of practicality and ceremony.

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Assisting Indian Country With Critical Needs During COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities in Indian Country are working to address their own unique challenges in combatting the coronavirus.

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World Water Day: Conserving a Precious Resource

World Water Day (March 22) brings attention to water as a precious resource… At least 2M Americans are living without running water or a working toilet at home…

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National Nutrition Month: Improving Nutrition on Reservations

National Nutrition Month… Through supporters such as Newman’s Own Foundation and Walmart Foundation, PWNA has continued to enhance Native nutrition and food security on the reservations…

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Recently in Native News

Native American headlines from the month of Feb… how Native communities are addressing climate change, shining a light on maternal mortality, …

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Take this simple survey to tell us what you’d like to see more of on the PWNA blog.

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The Importance of the 2020 Census for Native Americans

According to the National Congress of American Indians, many Native Americans fall within certain population groups that are considered “hard-to-count,” making them vulnerable to under-representation.

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