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Today, 35 percent of Native American children live below the poverty line, making it almost impossible for their families to shoulder the financial investment of back-to-school season. As a parent, what would you do when facing a choice between food and pencils? Backpacks or shoes?
Local news outlets 3TV AZ Family and ABC 15 recently visited the Phoenix distribution center to learn how PWNA is helping Native American communities.
This month, schools, organizations and communities across the U.S. are conducting events to mark National American Indian Heritage Month — and we are no different. Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) looks forward to this annual observance and this year marked a celebration of Native American students and contributions,,,
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.”
November is American Indian Heritage Month. PWNA invites you to grow your knowledge of Native history, education, and heritage by participating in its Native education quiz and random daily drawings. Learn more at www.PWNA4hope.org.
Need a good read? Check out our roundup of the best articles on Native American life and culture for the month of October.
PWNA’s goal is to keep you informed about Native life from across the country. Read the top stories from September on a school boycott, a coalition for positive change, and a look into the future of Native media.
PWNA’s support aims at immediate needs and long-term solutions, addressing nutrition, education, health and holiday support, emergency services and animal welfare. Read the full annual report and check out the back page to learn about our cover art.
The 2017 Backpack Drive begins July 17, sponsored by PWNA and AIEF, and is an opportunity to support K-12 Native students and ensure a positive start to the new school year.