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American Indian Heritage Month Recap

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,,,

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From Purple Heart to Master’s Degree: Journey of a Native American Veteran

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.”

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American Indian Heritage Month: A Celebration of Native Education and Heritage

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.

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Recently in Native News

Need a good read? Check out our roundup of the best articles on Native American life and culture for the month of October.

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Recently in Native News

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.

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PWNA Annual Report Summary

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.

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Back to School

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.

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Organizations Supporting Native Education

These organizations have made it their mission to help improve access to education for Native American youth: TeachHub, NCAI, AIHEC, AIEF.

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Graduation Rates & American Indian Education

For every scholarship we are able to award through AIEF (American Indian Education Fund), a program of Partnership With Native Americans, there is another qualified student waiting for funding who wants and deserves to attend college.

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Challenges to Education Within Native American Communities

Although attending college is a goal for many high school students, for many Native American youth, attending college is something of a distant dream out of reach. Only 13 percent of Native Americans 25 or older have a bachelor’s degree, compared to 28 percent of other ethnic groups. Today, many Native youth express a desire […]

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