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This year, World Water Day focuses on “leaving no one behind” without a reliable water source and water as a basic human right for all.
While there are many reasons to give back to Native peoples, here are three important ones. I join PWNA in encouraging you to remember Native Americans in your holiday giving this year.
This November, American Indian Heritage Month, PWNA encourages you to participate in our #RememberNativeAmericans campaign and learn more about the myths vs. realities facing many tribes today.
Op-ed: Let’s not repeat history: Lessons learned from federal separation of children and families
His Veteran’s benefits exhausted, this Native American veteran turned to the American Indian Education Fund for help funding graduate school. He shares, “Most tribes have very little funding to assist their tribal members… AIEF has helped me a great deal. We need more support, resources and scholarships like AIEF for the Native youth.”
The biggest impact of the Dawes Act was a loss of indigenous cultures, tradition and land across the U.S. It did a number on our tribal communities and tried to pit our ancestors against each other.
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.
Linking the national Native American Heritage Day to Thanksgiving is fitting, given the contributions of American Indians that long preceded the first harvest of the pilgrims.
On Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day, PWNA honors CHRs for being role models and committing themselves to improving the health and welfare of their neighbors, families and tribal nations.
While heart disease awareness and cancer prevention can help curb these leading causes of death for Native Americans, there are some striking health and healthcare disparities between American Indians/Alaskan Natives and their Caucasian counterparts in the U.S.