Tag Archives: Native Americans

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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National Preparedness Month in Indian Country

This National Preparedness Month, it’s reassuring to know we’re implementing a new emergency preparedness model in Indian Country and empowering the tribes to respond locally at a moment’s notice when disaster strikes.

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Labor Day and Native American Employment Disparities

Labor Day: We hope employers will consider hiring Native Americans to foster a new generation of American labor and build a brighter future for all Americans.

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Celebrating Arizona’s Birthday and the Rich Native American History of the Grand Canyon State

Arizona is celebrating its 107th birthday on Feb. 14. Learn more about the “old ones who were here before” Arizona statehood!

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Emergency Preparedness is Key for Disaster Mitigation and Recovery on the Reservations

Do you live in a reservation community? If so, did you know FEMA is not an individual relief organization or homeowners, or that FEMA does not fit the same way for tribal communities? Find out what you need to know for disaster preparedness on the reservation.

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