Tag Archives: COVID-19

Give the Gift of Water this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to join in on the global generosity movement to support urgent causes. One of the most critical requests for communities in Indian Country is water.

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Recently in Native News

This month has been full of change. As we wrap up 2020, we’re sharing our selection of notable Native headlines from the month of November.

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PWNA turns 30! Celebrating our Milestone Anniversary this American Indian Heritage Month

November is American Indian Heritage Month and we’re honoring this month-long observance alongside the celebration of our 30th anniversary as a nonprofit championing hope for Native Americans.

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We’re sharing our selection of notable Native headlines on the Native American vote, wireless networks, and more from the month of October.

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Back to School Update

It’s been a little more than five months since I first wrote about how COVID-19 affected my spring semester of college… {For the fall semester,] I want to share what our new normal looks like.

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PWNA’s Continued Commitment to COVID-19 Relief

Amid this humanitarian emergency, the pandemic highlighted unique challenges for remote reservation communities, including limited access to emergency supplies of food and water… prolonged receipt of federal CARES funds and individual stimulus checks, and a domino effect from school closures that left many children without access to online schooling and meals.

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Check out this month’s most notable #NativeAmerican headlines, from next-generation students rebuilding communities amid COVID-19 to some of Justice Ginsburg’s memorable contributions to Indian Country.

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Census Counts: Shaping the Future for Native Americans

Native Americans have been underserved, underrepresented and undercounted in the census for centuries… reports highlight the systematic marginalization…

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The Native American Vote is Critical – and in Jeopardy this Election

We’re facing a historical election where roughly 80 million people will be voting by mail. This will create barriers to voting for Native Americans…

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National Preparedness Month: Planning Before Disaster Strikes

National Preparedness Month [in September]… Disaster preparedness is especially critical in impoverished Native communities, where everyday life can feel like a crisis and the disaster recovery process can be long.

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