Category Archives: Humanitarian

Postponing Pow Wows and Other Traditions to Protect Native Health

Pow wows are currently a cause for concern as tribal communities continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Recognizing the Important Role of Fathers in the Native Home

Father’s Day is June 21, and we’re recognizing the critical importance of Ates (Lakota for Fathers) in the development of young minds and hearts.

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Adapting Food and Nutrition Education During the Global Pandemic

Our first four [healthy cooking] videos focusing on “food as medicine” include lessons on no-waste cooking, cooking with wild onions, making Elderberry drops and practicing self-care while sheltering at home.

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Assisting Native American Parents with the Support of Baby2Baby

Baby2Baby’s mission aligns effortlessly with PWNA’s work in underserved tribal communities… our partnership could not have come at a more crucial time.

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Many Native Americans are seeking comfort in cultural traditions despite the harsh realities of life amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Casino Closures Impact Tribes and States Amid COVID-19

Tribal casinos are economic drivers that benefit entire communities – not just the tribes but also their states – and they deserve to be considered in the next stimulus package.

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COVID-19 and its Impact on Students

Most students didn’t receive a COVID-19 relief check to help with the travel and relocation they were forced into, the leases they must still cover, or the food and other supplies they need now that they’re away from school.

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Support Native Veterans During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During this critical time of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Native American veterans are in need of quality health care.

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America Needs Non-Profits Now More Than Ever

COVID-19 has disrupted the nation’s non-profits just when many citizens need them most.

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Mother’s Day: A Native Mother Who Broke the Cycle of Poverty through Education

A Nez Perce tribal citizen and past recipient of PWNA’s American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) scholarship, motherhood “propelled” her to break her family’s cycle of poverty.

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