Category Archives: Humanitarian

Celebrating Thanksgiving through Gratitude and Generosity

When the colonists faced bitter cold, illness and hunger in an unfamiliar land with few resources for survival, the Native Americans gave them life-saving help.

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Rock Your Mocs 2020

Rock Your Mocs 2020 (RYM 2020) is here! The annual week-long campaign brings together tribes across the country – and globe – to show off their moccasins and honor Native American ancestors and Indigenous peoples as an extension of American Indian Heritage Month.

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National Diabetes Month & Diabetes in Native Communities

Diabetes affects 423 million people worldwide… and diabetes among Native Americans is twice as likely as it is among whites. And why is this?

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PWNA turns 30! Celebrating our Milestone Anniversary this American Indian Heritage Month

November is American Indian Heritage Month and we’re honoring this month-long observance alongside the celebration of our 30th anniversary as a nonprofit championing hope for Native Americans.

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Recently in Native News

We’re sharing our selection of notable Native headlines on the Native American vote, wireless networks, and more from the month of October.

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Back to School Update

It’s been a little more than five months since I first wrote about how COVID-19 affected my spring semester of college… {For the fall semester,] I want to share what our new normal looks like.

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Recently in Native News

Check out this month’s most notable #NativeAmerican headlines, from next-generation students rebuilding communities amid COVID-19 to some of Justice Ginsburg’s memorable contributions to Indian Country.

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It Is Vital for Indian Country to be Counted in the 2020 Census

In 2020, the U.S. Census will define who we are as a nation and it is vital that the census also have an accurate portrait of our tribal nations.

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Census Counts: Shaping the Future for Native Americans

Native Americans have been underserved, underrepresented and undercounted in the census for centuries… reports highlight the systematic marginalization…

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The Native American Vote is Critical – and in Jeopardy this Election

We’re facing a historical election where roughly 80 million people will be voting by mail. This will create barriers to voting for Native Americans…

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