Category Archives: Humanitarian

Arizona Recognizes First Native American Day

June 2, 2019 was the first official Native American Day in Arizona, marking an important milestone for the 22 tribes across the state.

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Recently in Native News

Take a look at our favorite headlines from May, including a Native American Netflix star, community support for a Native tribe, new health laws for Native Americans and one woman’s journey to photograph Native tribes.

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Spotlight: Native Art Contest Winner Jacob Maurice Johns

Winner of PWNA’s 2019 Native Art Contest, Jacob Maurice Johns offers personalized portraits at Studio One Eleven in Spokane. See more of his work on Facebook @studio1eleven111.

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An Elder Reflects on the Rosebud Reservation

{On the PWNA blog]: Irene Young, an elder of Rosebud, shared more about Rosebud’s history – what it is, what it has been and what she’s seen change over the years.

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Celebrating Strength in Motherhood on Mother’s Day, and Every Day

This Mother’s Day, PWNA wishes to extend a sincere thank you to all the mothers who serve their families and their communities, nurturing future generations of good relatives and strong, sustainable nations

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Recently in Native News

Check out some of April’s standout headlines, including the Native women crisis, a new Indigenous Peoples play, the discovery of an ancient Native cave inscription and a forgotten Native hero.

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Celebrating Día del Niño and Promoting Child Literacy in Native Communities

This “Día del Niño”, celebrate the magic of reading by sharing your favorite culturally relevant Native American children’s book with any young readers in your life.

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Honoring Our Connection to the Land on Earth Day

PWNA assists tribal communities by focusing on sustainability, recognizing the land and water of Mother Earth are part of the solution. By caring for Mother Earth, we ensure that we, and future generations, can live off the land. What can you do to make a difference this #EarthDay?

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Recognizing The Accomplishments of Native American Athletes on National Student Athlete Day

For PWNA, National Student Athlete Day reminds us of the importance of sports in Indian Country and the Native American athletes and professional teams who support Native causes.

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Climate Change: Its Impact on Indigenous People and Their Fight Against it

Native Americans are rallying together to fight climate change – because although it affects everyone, it has an even greater impact on Indigenous people.

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