Tag Archives: Northern Plains

Preserving and Protecting Mother Earth

Communities around the world have celebrated Earth Day on April 22 for more than 50 years… Truth be told, Indigenous people have celebrated ‘Earth Day’ every day since time immemorial.

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National Nutrition Month: Fostering Healthier Eating Habits through Community Gardens

Project Grow, a service of PWNA’s Northern Plains Reservation Aid (NPRA) program, provides seeds, tools and tilling to support individual and community gardens in reservation communities.

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Fueling Winter Warmth for Native Elders

Elders are safest from COVID-19 at home but are met with scarce winter fuel and harsh winter temperatures. Help us keep Elders safe – and warm – this winter.

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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 Undergraduate Students Awarded ‘Wes Studi AIEF Scholarship’

This year, PWNA collaborated with legendary actor Wes Studi to grant two additional scholarships to Native American students from his home state.

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Despite Classroom Uncertainties, School Supplies are Critical

It’s the question on every parent’s mind – when and how is my child going back to school? …And while the immediate plan is unclear, one thing is certain: education for every child is critical.

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Assisting Indian Country With Critical Needs During COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities in Indian Country are working to address their own unique challenges in combatting the coronavirus.

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2019 Backpack Drive – Tackling the Social Inequities Faced by Native American Students

As part of our annual Backpack Drive, we hope to equip more than 20,000 Native American students with the school supplies they need to feel confident in the classroom.

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Celebrate the Season of Giving

Charities rely on holiday giving, and for donors, the holidays and end-of-year giving is the last chance to donate if you’re planning to claim your charitable deductions on your tax returns.

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Winter warmth means less hardship for Native American Elders

Like this 99-year-old Native American grandmother, many other Elders also need winter fuel assistance. You can help us warm up their winters and keep them safe from winter risk by donating to PWNA’s Winter Warmth Drive today.

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