Category Archives: Humanitarian

The Real Story of the First Thanksgiving

To learn the real story of the first Thanksgiving, as shared by historians of Squanto’s tribe – the Wampanoags – and the pilgrims in Plymouth Colony, vist www.PWNA4hope.org and download our compelling, curated story.

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American Indian Heritage Month: Celebrating Native Culture, Honoring Native History

Throughout American Indian Heritage Month, we invite you to expand your knowledge and appreciation through stories on Native culture, history, heritage and wisdom by visiting www.PWNA4hope.org.

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Federal Recognition for Virginia Tribes

Dealing with policies such as federal recognition has been said to be degrading. “The disregard of such tribes seems like the cause of their “disappearance” in today’s age.

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Honoring Native American Veterans

Honoring Native warriors and veterans has always been a part of indigenous culture…. ever reminds us of the valor and bravery and their many sacrifices.

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Help us eradicate poverty on the reservations

The reality is that 35 percent of Native American children live in poverty, 40 percent of Native Americans live in sub-standard, overcrowded housing and 23 percent of Native families live with food insecurity.

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“Accessibility for All” Holds Meaning on World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is inspiring everyone to “experience the incredible diversity of our planet and the beauty of the world we live in.” We encourage you to consider this and the many wonders that can be seen when you visit an Indian reservation.

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

The issue of suicide is particularly profound to Native Americans who have seen an increase of youth suicides on reservations in recent years.

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International Literacy Day and the Literacy-Poverty Link

Some 40 million Americans are hindered by inadequate reading and literacy skills. PWNA is doing its part to encourage adult-child reading time and literacy development of youth in reservation communities.

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Olympics and the Spirit of Friendship and Solidarity

PWNA is proud and excited to cheer on three Native American athletes at the 2016 Olympics.

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