Category Archives: Humanitarian

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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A Look at the Impact of COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation

Several factors explain why the Navajo Nation is experiencing such a rapid spread of positive COVID-19 cases.

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COVID-19 Shines a Light on the Digital Divide in Indian Country

While we are all seeing the impacts of COVID-19 to Indian Country as they relate to availability of food, water, health care and other necessities, I have been watching the impact from another angle too – the digital perspective.

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Recently in Native News

We’re sharing the most important COVID-19 updates from March, as well as a few headlines from Indian Country.

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Impact of COVID-19 on Native Culture and Ceremonies

[Due to COVID-19, the “invisible enemy”], my tribe has cancelled Spring Dance and other tribes are evaluating this as well. The risk of “community spread” to our Elders is just too high.

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Honoring Native Americans and All Who Served on Vietnam War Veterans Day

The Vietnam War was surrounded by controversy in the midst of the civil rights movement… Today we recognize all who served – including the 42,000 Native American soldiers.

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Spring Equinox in Native American Cultures

The spring equinox is recognized by many Native cultures for the purposes of practicality and ceremony.

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Assisting Indian Country With Critical Needs During COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities in Indian Country are working to address their own unique challenges in combatting the coronavirus.

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