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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
PWNA congratulates the Navajo Nation, our Program Partners and I.H.S. on closing out another year of Just Move It, and we look forward to supporting JMI as they approach their 25th anniversary and beyond.
The 2016 Backpack Drive, sponsored by Partnership With Native Americans and the American Indian Education Fund, aids students in need in remote tribal communities, where shopping for back to school supplies isn’t as simple as checking off a list.
In 2015, Partnership With Native Americans addressed critical supply needs in underserved tribal communities and enhanced community-led initiatives focused on nutrition and health, youth development and emergency preparedness. To read more about out work, take a look at the full annual report.