Category Archives: Programs

April is National Pet Month

The Reservation Animal Rescue (RAR) program of PWNA, and its generous donors, made it possible to help reservation partners feed and care for stray animals, ensuring healthier animals and communities.

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4D Strong Native Women Cohort

For PWNA, developing emerging leaders who want to make a greater impact on the reservations is an integral part of building strong, self-sufficient Native American communities.

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National Soup Month & A Native American Recipe

Chef Lois Ellen Frank of Red Mesa Cuisine reminds us that traditional Native American foods are nutritious and delicious, and that a return to an ancestral, plant-based diet is a way to reclaim health and wellness in Native communities. She shares a recipe for Three Sisters Stew.

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Fueling Support for Elders Through Severe Winter Weather

For 2018, PWNA is providing firewood and winter fuel vouchers to Elders on the Rosebud Reservation. If you want to help Native American Elders stay safe and warm, join PWNA and NPRA by donating or sharing on social as we spread the warmth this winter.

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2017 Year in Review

2017, Partnership With Native Americans wrapped up the year with our annual holiday services, including providing holiday meals and present-filled stockings for children and Elders in our program partners’ reservation communities.

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Happy Holidays, and Thank You

PWNA serves approximately 1,000 reservation partners, focusing on health and nutrition, animal welfare, education, and emergency services, as well as holiday support.

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Volunteers Spread Holiday Cheer by Assembling Stockings for Annual “Santa Stops”

We filled 800 stockings, but this is only a fraction of the thousands of gift bags and stockings PWNA provides annually to children and Elders. In fact, in 2016 PWNA provided holiday stockings for 11,730 Elders and nearly 27,500 children in reservation communities.

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World Diabetes Day & Diabetes in Native Communities

The rate of diabetes in Native Americans is 15 percent, more than for any other race. And why is this?

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Thanksgiving, a Time to Remember

“I tell them, you listen to the Indian version and then you’ll understand why some people don’t celebrate [Thanksgiving].” Join PWNA in supporting a positive holiday for Native American families.

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National Preparedness Month & Disaster Relief

As a first responder for the reservations, PWNA meets the unexpected year-round. PWNA relies on individual donors as well as bulk donations of in-kind products to provide emergency relief and other emergency supplies and services in need by the tribes.

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