Category Archives: Humanitarian

Honoring Native Veterans on National Code Talker’s Day

August 14 is National Navajo Code Talker’s Day… we remember the honor they brought to themselves, their people and their country.

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The History and Significance of the Pueblo Revolt of 1690

The Pueblo Revolt against the Spaniards began on Aug. 10, 1680, and by September, Spanish settlements ceased to exist in the state of New Mexico.

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Recently in Native News

Recently in Native News: Native Americans are continuing to receive recognition and attain success in classrooms, art exhibits, social policies and more.

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2019 Backpack Drive – Tackling the Social Inequities Faced by Native American Students

As part of our annual Backpack Drive, we hope to equip more than 20,000 Native American students with the school supplies they need to feel confident in the classroom.

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Going Above and Beyond: How Teachers Help Equip Native Youth for Success

Amanda, a certified K-12 school counselor on the Pine Ridge Reservation knows firsthand that providing school supplies to students, such as those provided by PWNA, not only reduces stress for her students’ families but also for teaching staff.

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Dream Catchers in Native Culture

The origin of dream catchers is hard to pinpoint, but they appear likely related to the history of two cultures: the Ojibwe and the Lakota. So, is it cultural appropriation for others to use them?

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Tribal Sovereignty as a Pathway to Thriving Economies

As tribal nations exercise their rights to self-govern and strengthen their economies, their sovereignty is also benefiting local nontribal communities. Depending on the tribe, as high as $.90 of every tribal dollar earned is spent in non-tribal economies.

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Recently in Native News

Did you read about the Google Doodle that celebrates Native American jingle dancers? Read this and more from recent #NativeNews.

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History of the Hopi People

We’re taking a look at the diverse culture and history of the Hopi people — known as “the Peaceful Ones.”

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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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