Category Archives: Humanitarian

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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Voting Challenges Faced by Native Americans

Many Native American Elders encourage tribal members to vote for change. As of right now, more than 1 million Native Americans who are eligible to vote are unregistered voters.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Many cultures encounter this challenge: How do we practice our culture in a society that demands a large portion of our time outside of that culture? How do we connect our culture to our daily lives?

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137 Ways to Just Move It on the Navajo Nation

PWNA congratulates the Navajo Nation, our Program Partners and I.H.S. on closing out another year of Just Move It, and we look forward to supporting JMI as they approach their 25th anniversary and beyond.

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2016 Backpack Drive: Setting Native American Students Up For Success

The 2016 Backpack Drive, sponsored by Partnership With Native Americans and the American Indian Education Fund, aids students in need in remote tribal communities, where shopping for back to school supplies isn’t as simple as checking off a list.

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2015 Annual Report: Serving Immediate Needs and Supporting Long-Term Solutions

In 2015, Partnership With Native Americans addressed critical supply needs in underserved tribal communities and enhanced community-led initiatives focused on nutrition and health, youth development and emergency preparedness. To read more about out work, take a look at the full annual report.

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