Tag Archives: literacy
Celebrating DÃa del NiÃ±o and Promoting Child Literacy in Native Communities
This â€œDÃa del NiÃ±oâ€, celebrate the magic of reading by sharing your favorite culturally relevant Native American childrenâ€™s book with any young readers in your life.
International Literacy Day and the Literacy-Poverty Link
Some 40 million Americans are hindered by inadequate reading and literacy skills. PWNA is doing its part to encourage adult-child reading time and literacy development of youth in reservation communities.
Read Across America Day
PWNA’s reading and literacy service provides children’s books, participation incentives and other supplies to help our partners encourage reading among 25,000 Native American students year-round.
Native Americans Giving Back: Jana Mashonee
Learn about Native American artist Jana Mashonee and “American Indian Christmas,” her NAMMY award-winning CD with 10 Christmas songs sung in different Native languages. Jana generously allowed us to use her music in our holiday video and giving projects.
Native Americans Giving Back: Graham Greene
Not every Native American is sought out for Indian roles, mainstream movie roles and cable TV roles, or recognized for all and awarded for most, but here’s one who is: Graham Greene. Born in 1952 on Six Nations reserve #40 in Oshweken, Ontario, Canada, Graham Greene is Oneida. His reservation, formally known as the Six Nations […]