Category Archives: Programs

Partner Q&A: Caring for Navajo and Zuni Elders in Gallup, New Mexico

Native American, Elderly, Seniors, Montana, Northern Plains, Emergency Aid, Residential. Shelter

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Caring for Native Elders During Summer Fires, Storms, Heat & Outages

…PWNA aids Elders by distributing summer care packages that are often sponsored by individual donors. These emergency care packages… help Elders when the inevitable fire, storm or extreme heat wave strikes.

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Partner Q&A: Caring for Elders of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe

We’re spotlighting longtime {Tribal] partner Roberta Bigback, who coordinates the Northern Cheyenne Elderly Program on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

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Caring for the Elders With a Healthy Breakfast

In an effort to ensure Elders are not without food, Breakfast-in-a-Bag is a service that PWNA offers to eligible Elders on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

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PWNA CEO Addresses Haskell’s Graduating Classes of 2020 and 2021

Recently, PWNA president & CEO Joshua Arce had the opportunity to speak with graduates of Haskell Indian Nations University as part of an unofficial graduation ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021.

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Recognizing Indigenous Veterans on Memorial Day

This year on Memorial Day, we pay homage to the veterans who have served… and celebrate the opening of the new National Native American Veterans Memorial at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C.

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Preserving and Protecting Mother Earth

Communities around the world have celebrated Earth Day on April 22 for more than 50 years… Truth be told, Indigenous people have celebrated ‘Earth Day’ every day since time immemorial.

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Emergency Response: A Year-Round Priority

For 30 years, Native American Aid (NAA), a PWNA program, has assisted tribal communities on the front lines in response to environmental disasters such as floods, fires, blizzards, drought, tornadoes, and most recently, the global pandemic…

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World Water Day: Join the Fight for Clean Water

While most urban homes across American have running water, the same cannot be said for many homes on remote reservations throughout Indian Country.

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National Nutrition Month: Fostering Healthier Eating through Community Gardens

Project Grow, a service of PWNA’s Northern Plains Reservation Aid (NPRA) program, provides seeds, tools and tilling to support individual and community gardens in reservation communities.

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