Category Archives: Humanitarian

#GivingTuesday and Holiday Meals for Native Elders

With donations made from Nov. 21 to Nov. 28, you can help PWNA fight food insecurity and brighten the holidays for Native American Elders. Visit CrowdRise now for GivingTuesday 2017.

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World Diabetes Day & Diabetes in Native Communities

The rate of diabetes in Native Americans is 15 percent, more than for any other race. And why is this?

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From Purple Heart to Master’s Degree: Journey of a Native American Veteran

His Veteran’s benefits exhausted, this Native American veteran turned to the American Indian Education Fund for help funding graduate school. He shares, “Most tribes have very little funding to assist their tribal members… AIEF has helped me a great deal. We need more support, resources and scholarships like AIEF for the Native youth.”

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American Indian Heritage Month: A Celebration of Native Education and Heritage

November is American Indian Heritage Month. PWNA invites you to grow your knowledge of Native history, education, and heritage by participating in its Native education quiz and random daily drawings. Learn more at www.PWNA4hope.org.

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Recently in Native News

Need a good read? Check out our roundup of the best articles on Native American life and culture for the month of October.

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Thanksgiving, a Time to Remember

“I tell them, you listen to the Indian version and then you’ll understand why some people don’t celebrate [Thanksgiving].” Join PWNA in supporting a positive holiday for Native American families.

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The Fall Harvest, and Harvest Moons

For indigenous people who still work the lands to grow the foods that their ancestors once ate, the fall harvest is still important.

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Columbus Day: Shift the Focus

Can you tell me what the upcoming holiday is? Depending on who you are, that answer is going to change. For most, it’s Columbus Day and the history taught in school, and for others, Native American Day or Indigenous Peoples Day. Regardless of what you call it, the celebration of Columbus can be taken as […]

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Recently in Native News

PWNA’s goal is to keep you informed about Native life from across the country. Read the top stories from September on a school boycott, a coalition for positive change, and a look into the future of Native media.

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National Preparedness Month & Disaster Relief

As a first responder for the reservations, PWNA meets the unexpected year-round. PWNA relies on individual donors as well as bulk donations of in-kind products to provide emergency relief and other emergency supplies and services in need by the tribes.

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