Category Archives: Humanitarian
“Let us put our minds together to see what we can build for our children,” urged Chief Sitting Bull. It is a common goal of parents – to provide a ‘better’ life for their children, with less hardship and more opportunity. Unfortunately, Native American youth face many obstacles to realize success in our modern society, […]
On the International Day of Peace, PWNA partners cite Lakota values and education as a year-round pathway to peace.
Preparedness. It’s a word that comes up a lot this time of year, with Mother Nature bringing seasonal weather disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes – and soon enough, the chill of winter. Additionally, September is National Preparedness Month. The physical environment on the reservations we support is often harsh; giving rise to a wide range […]
Do all Indians live in tipis? Where can I find a medicine man who will teach me? What can I learn about Crazy Horse, the man?
Food sovereignty is about the right of a people to determine their own policies relative to food and agriculture–rather than having their food supply subject to market forces. The indigenous people of this country certainly understand…
American Indian Education Foundation provides scholarships to Native American students.
Having the proper school supplies equips all students with the necessary confidence to succeed and embrace education. PWNA provides different supplies for each grade level…
Many Native Americans living in the remote tribal communities PWNA serves struggle with unsafe drinking water daily.
Navajo Code Talkers Day is on August 14 each year, and as we approach that date, we are thankful for their service and humbled by their sacrifices. We are also honored to work with the Navajo Nation to provide immediate relief and support long-term solutions for strong, self-sufficient Native American communities. Marking the date of […]