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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and PWNA thanks the many drivers who make serving our program partners on remote tribal lands possible. We are proud of our drivers and know their commitment enables us to continue to be a reliable resource to our partners on the reservations.

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Service to AIEF Scholars

“Giving Native American students, particularly those who are nontraditional or from reservations with limited resources, a chance to take the next step in their education is crucial for empowering tribal communities,” said Dr. Sandra Jacobson. Education is foundational for fulfilling personal capabilities, developing tolerance and hope, and cultivating leadership qualities.

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Back to School with TOMS and Bombas

For 2018, families will spend an average $684.79 on school supplies, backpacks, clothing and other back to school items for each child. The realization of this expense for even one student makes the school supplies provided by PWNA and its American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) program all the more imperative for children on the reservations.

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How to Prepare for a Disaster Before It Strikes

If you’ve never supported recovering Native communities, or disaster relief and emergency response here in the U.S., you have the opportunity to make a difference before the next emergency strikes.

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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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