Tag Archives: COVID-19
Let’s Replace Lost Wages with Pay Equity for Native Women
…to earn what their White male counterparts earn in 12 months, Indigenous women would have to work an extra 20 months. How is this racial and social equity?
2021 Year in Review: Most Popular Blogs and Social Posts
Happy #NewYear! We would like to share a glimpse of your top ten favorite blogs and social posts from 2021, which rally around racial justice, social justice, culture and history…
PWNA CEO Addresses Haskellâ€™s Graduating Classes of 2020 and 2021
Recently, PWNA president & CEO Joshua Arce had the opportunity to speak with graduates of Haskell Indian Nations University as part of an unofficial graduation ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021.
Emergency Response: A Year-Round Priority
For 30 years, Native American Aid (NAA), a PWNA program, has assisted tribal communities on the front lines in response to environmental disasters such as floods, fires, blizzards, drought, tornadoes, and most recently, the global pandemic…
Lessons We Can Learn For COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Native Communities
Last month, we discussed COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Native communities with Johns Hopkins Universityâ€™s Center for Health Security… there’s not a cookie-cutter solution… and we’re seeing Native leaders step up to support vaccine distribution.
Native News Pick of the Month: COVID-19â€™s Toll on Elders and The Perspective of One Indigenous Man
Native American Elders transfer our cultural knowledge to the younger generations. Yet every day, COVID-19 is taking our Elders. at higher rates than ever â€“ and with them ancestral knowledge we may never regain.
Fueling Winter Warmth for Native Elders
Elders are safest from COVID-19 at home but are met with scarce winter fuel and harsh winter temperatures. Help us keep Elders safe â€“ and warm â€“ this winter.
Pueblo of Acoma: Lessons Learned about Reservation Healthcare in a Post-COVID-19 World
#COVID19 has devastated rural communities across the U.S., but #AcomaPueblo in New Mexico, and their Health & Human Services division, worked to slow the spread and keep their most vulnerable safe.
PWNA Will Distribute Food Boxes to Native Elders Through Support from the Mannette Bock Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation
PWNA recently received a grant from the Mannette Bock Fund of the Hawaiâ€™i Community Foundation (HCF)… to assist Native American Elders living in under-resourced tribal communities.
This Year, Resolve to Be More #NativeAware
Last year, Native communities came together… to address the most critical issues facing their communities… As we embark on 2021 together, we want to encourage you to add one resolution to your list: Be More #NativeAware.