Category Archives: Humanitarian

Nurturing Self-Sufficiency

With Earth Day approaching on April 22, it’s timely to think about what the earth provides for us. A home. Food. Water. It’s easy to take these gifts from Mother Earth for granted. But many Native Americans living on remote and geographically isolated reservations don’t have that luxury. Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) understands that […]

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Being Prepared Anytime, Anywhere, for Anything on the Reservation

PWNA’s community investment project funded by the Red Cross is aspiring to re-strengthen the preparedness of reservation communities inevitably faced with modern day disasters and the need for emergency relief.

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No fooling: Native American traditions hold significant meaning

Traditions in Native American culture have been caricatured and/or misunderstood by the American public. These could use correcting.

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Women’s History Month: Changemakers of Social Equity

March is Women’s History Month, and these three Native American women have contributed to the greater good, breaking barriers to improve the lives of Native Americans and improve social equity in the U.S.

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Will You Make a Difference on World Water Day?

Learn here what is being done to increase access to safe water, then learn how you can take action to help those in the communities who need it most.

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Do More Casinos Mean More Problem Gambling?

Often, Indian casinos are seen through a lens focused purely on economic and community development. More often than not, that lens distorts the reality of Indian casinos and their impact on federally recognized tribes. Typically, mainstream perspectives converge around a new stereotype — the “rich” casino Indian. Yet, in reality, Indians made wealthy by gaming […]

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How Important is Breakfast for Children of the Reservations?

Poverty is a common circumstance for many Native American families and impacts 33 percent of Native American children. A nourishing breakfast is critical

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Read Across America Day

PWNA’s reading and literacy service provides children’s books, participation incentives and other supplies to help our partners encourage reading among 25,000 Native American students year-round.

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The Revenant, Native Americans and the Oscars

Gripping and brutally honest, moviegoers will see how “The Revenant” teaches us what many school books leave out: genocide and the depletion of resources Native Americans needed for survival.

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Who shares the love for animal welfare on the reservations?

PWNA’s animal welfare partners rescue, spay, neuter and vaccinate animals in need and bring humane and healthy solutions to overpopulation on the reservations.

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