Category Archives: Programs

Help Mitigate the Challenges Native American Students Face

PWNA and AIEF services focus on motivating students to consider college, and helping students pay for college and stay in college until graduation, increasing both college access and retention for Native American students.

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National Nutrition Month and Access to Healthy Food

Partnership With Native Americans supports national nutrition and a return to traditional diets through gardens, healthy cooking classes, training on canning, preservation and a mobile unit for nutrition training in remote tribal communities.

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Show the Philanthropic Love This Valentine’s Day

This Feb 14, there are a number of ways to show the love to a greater cause, whether you are passionate about education, animal welfare, emergency relief, nutrition or health.

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Winter warmth means less hardship for Native American Elders

Like this 99-year-old Native American grandmother, many other Elders also need winter fuel assistance. You can help us warm up their winters and keep them safe from winter risk by donating to PWNA’s Winter Warmth Drive today.

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Education for Self-Determination and Quality of Life

The Navajo Nation is working to improve the quality of education by transferring operation of more than 30 schools from U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) control, to management by the Navajo Nation’s Department of Education.

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Reflecting on 2016, Welcoming 2017

We accomplished a lot in 2016. Join us in welcoming 2017 with open arms and keeping up with our work here on the blog, and on our social media channels: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Happy Holidays and Thank You!

PWNA’s staff, Board of Directors and partners are aligned around a mission that respects the self-determined goals and rights of tribes, as we listen and learn about the solutions that are working in their communities.

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Charity Evaluator Groups Recognize PWNA

PWNA staff, board members and volunteers are passionate about supporting our Native American partners’ community-led initiatives to achieve a better quality of life, and proud of our newest ratings to help share our story with the world.

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International Literacy Day and the Literacy-Poverty Link

Some 40 million Americans are hindered by inadequate reading and literacy skills. PWNA is doing its part to encourage adult-child reading time and literacy development of youth in reservation communities.

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Giving Back-to-School Hope for Students

“The first day of school is a milestone event for students, and shouldn’t be tarnished by a lack of supplies,” as PWNA President//CEO Robbi Rice Dietrich shared.

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