Tag Archives: Southwest

Accessing and Protecting Nature’s Most Precious Resource: Water

On the one hand, Native Americans are fighting to keep their water sources clean. On the other, they are fighting to have any water at all.

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Food and Water: A Basic Human Right But Not An Equal Opportunity

Access to food and water is a basic human right. Unfortunately, 1 in 9 people are food insecure in the U.S. More specifically, 1 in 4 Native Americans are food insecure.

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PWNA’s Annual Backpack Drive: You Can Make All The Difference

The Backpack Drive is running through Sept. 30… hope is to equip more than 15,000 Native American students with backpacks and essentials as they head back to school this year.

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Partner Q&A: Caring for Navajo and Zuni Elders in Gallup, New Mexico

Native American, Elderly, Seniors, Montana, Northern Plains, Emergency Aid, Residential. Shelter

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Caring for Native Elders During Summer Fires, Storms, Heat & Outages

…PWNA aids Elders by distributing summer care packages that are often sponsored by individual donors. These emergency care packages… help Elders when the inevitable fire, storm or extreme heat wave strikes.

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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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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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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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