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We recently caught up with Mike Benavidez, coordinator of the Pisinemo District Elderly Program of the Tohono O’odham Nation, who shared about their senior services and how PWNA helps.
PWNA hosted the sixth annual Native Youth Know (NYK) Forum, a special initiative for young people… more than 140 Native American youth came to the Capitol to voice their concerns, challenges and opportunities to make changes in their communities.
Did you read about the Google Doodle that celebrates Native American jingle dancers? Read this and more from recent #NativeNews.
June 2, 2019 was the first official Native American Day in Arizona, marking an important milestone for the 22 tribes across the state.
Arizona is celebrating its 107th birthday on Feb. 14. Learn more about the “old ones who were here before” Arizona statehood!
Catch up on the latest news and culture in Native American communities across the country. We’ve compiled our favorite stories from the month of November, also American Indian Heritage Month.
…the emergence of so many Native American women running for office has seemed to come out of the blue, it is in many ways the result of seeds planted over the past decade at the community and regional levels. ‘The narrative had been that Native Americans were gone, that we’re invisible, that we’re part of history… Well, we’ve been here all along trying to be seen…”
In my nearly 10 years with PWNA, I have met many generous people who’ve shared their time, knowledge, stories and sense of humor, whether it’s around a kitchen table, walking along a garden or foraging. From harvested Ceyaka (mint tea) and Tinpsila (wild/prairie turnips) in South Dakota to pinon nuts in Arizona, food sources are […]
Arizona joins the ranks of only a handful of states that celebrate Native American Day.
The effects of relocation and colonization of the tribes, as well as the gold rush, the Apache Wars and other conflicts in U.S. history, are still felt today, though tribes are persevering and, like Geronimo, hold their hopes for the future.