Tag Archives: environment

Honoring Our Connection to the Land on Earth Day

PWNA assists tribal communities by focusing on sustainability, recognizing the land and water of Mother Earth are part of the solution. By caring for Mother Earth, we ensure that we, and future generations, can live off the land. What can you do to make a difference this #EarthDay?

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Pamunkey Are the First Virginia Tribe with Federal Recognition

It was a good day – July 2, 2015 – a day of vindication when the Pamunkey became federally recognized, and we are excited for the benefits this will bring their people. When I read the good news, so many thoughts rushed in:  how long the Pamunkey have worked toward federal status, how it will […]

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Treaty Series: Keystone XL Pipeline

Many of you may have heard of the Keystone Pipeline XL, which is a proposed pipeline that will transport toxic tar sands from the oil fields of Alberta, Canada, into the U.S. to be converted into oil. This is topic of much debate. TransCanada, the company that wants to build the proposed pipeline, touts the […]

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