Tag Archives: Native Americans

PWNA’s Continued Commitment to COVID-19 Relief

Amid this humanitarian emergency, the pandemic highlighted unique challenges for remote reservation communities, including limited access to emergency supplies of food and water… prolonged receipt of federal CARES funds and individual stimulus checks, and a domino effect from school closures that left many children without access to online schooling and meals.

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Participating in the UN’s Global Conversation About Poverty

PWNA was recently invited to participate in the United Nations Association’s (UNA) ‘Coffee Chat’ series to discuss the relationship between poverty, food sovereignty and education.

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Global-PPE Donates Critical Personal Protective Equipment for Native Communities

Global PPE is providing PPE, medical supplies, equipment, and technology to underserved communities … and recently donated 10,000 KN95 masks to PWNA.

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America Needs Non-Profits Now More Than Ever

COVID-19 has disrupted the nation’s non-profits just when many citizens need them most.

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World Water Day: Conserving a Precious Resource

World Water Day (March 22) brings attention to water as a precious resource… At least 2M Americans are living without running water or a working toilet at home…

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Native American headlines from the month of Feb… how Native communities are addressing climate change, shining a light on maternal mortality, …

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The Importance of the 2020 Census for Native Americans

According to the National Congress of American Indians, many Native Americans fall within certain population groups that are considered “hard-to-count,” making them vulnerable to under-representation.

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Native Americans are already making 2020 headlines in top news outlets across the nation…

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PWNA Celebrates Heritage Month and Hosts Reception to Commemorate Partner Wes Studi

Each November, PWNA celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month. We recently celebrated Wes Studi at a special reception and now are hosting new videos and giveaways all month.

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Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day

Accepting that Columbus performed horrible actions toward indigenous people and not the history taught in school has led to a shift that celebrates not Columbus Day but the survivors of his actions.

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