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My 2024 Predictions in the Election Year

Weighing how to positively impact the Native Americans living on underserved reservations is especially crucial during an election year. With so much going on in the world, here are a few 2024 predictions tied to ongoing inequities that affect Native lives.

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Oppenheimer Overlooks Native Americans

I like Cillian Murphy as an actor and am sure he helped Oppenheimer become one of the top grossing WWII films… Unfortunately, …Native Americans are left out of the film.

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Real Native History Won’t Be Taught in Schools This Year

Children heading back to school early this year will sport new clothes and backpacks, meet new teachers and learn new subjects. But one thing most kids won’t learn is real Native American history.

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Rainmaking Around the World

Rainmaking ceremonies are an important cultural tradition for Indigenous people around the world. This tradition is steeped in bringing life-giving water to the earth…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving through Gratitude and Generosity

When the colonists faced bitter cold, illness and hunger in an unfamiliar land with few resources for survival, the Native Americans gave them life-saving help.

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Native American Day in Arizona

Arizona joins the ranks of only a handful of states that celebrate Native American Day.

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Columbus Day: Shift the Focus

Can you tell me what the upcoming holiday is? Depending on who you are, that answer is going to change. For most, it’s Columbus Day and the history taught in school, and for others, Native American Day or Indigenous Peoples Day. Regardless of what you call it, the celebration of Columbus can be taken as […]

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The Untold Story After the First Thanksgiving

To grasp the untold story after the first Thanksgiving, one need only look at realities on the reservations and realize that history and policies, then and now, have shaped the most adverse challenges of modern Native life. To learn more, go to www.PWNA4hope.org,

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The Real Story of the First Thanksgiving

To learn the real story of the first Thanksgiving, as shared by historians of Squanto’s tribe – the Wampanoags – and the pilgrims in Plymouth Colony, vist www.PWNA4hope.org and download our compelling story curated in 2016.

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