Tag Archives: education

Native News Pick of the Month: Confronting the painful history of Native American boarding schools

Earlier this year, the remains of more than 215 Native American children were discovered on the grounds of a former boarding school… PWNA president & CEO Joshua Arce shares his reaction to the discovery and weighs in on Deb Haaland’s recent opinion piece [on the matter].

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PWNA CEO Addresses Haskell’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.

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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.

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Recently in Native News

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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Recently in Native News

…headlines from this past month represent some of the topics impacting Indigenous people and recognize individuals for accomplishments that are inspiring their communities.

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Native American Undergraduate Students Awarded ‘Wes Studi AIEF Scholarship’

This year, PWNA collaborated with legendary actor Wes Studi to grant two additional scholarships to Native American students from his home state.

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Despite Classroom Uncertainties, School Supplies are Critical

It’s the question on every parent’s mind – when and how is my child going back to school? …And while the immediate plan is unclear, one thing is certain: education for every child is critical.

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Participating in the UN’s Global Conversation About Poverty

PWNA was recently invited to participate in the United Nations Association’s (UNA) ‘Coffee Chat’ series to discuss the relationship between poverty, food sovereignty and education.

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COVID-19 and its Impact on Students

Most students didn’t receive a COVID-19 relief check to help with the travel and relocation they were forced into, the leases they must still cover, or the food and other supplies they need now that they’re away from school.

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Pro Tips for Submitting a Scholarship Application

We’ve gathered some tips based on feedback from our AIEF scholarship committee to assist students who are seeking to apply for an AIEF or other scholarship this year.

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