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POVERTY AWARENESS MONTH

POVERTY AWARENESS MONTH

January 17, 2020 | Partnership with Native Americans

January brings renewed hope and an opportunity to positively impact those most in need. During Poverty Awareness Month, we are reminded of the current state of poverty in America – particularly for Native Americans. It is estimated that 38.1 million peopl...

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THE REALITIES OF WINTER IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS

THE REALITIES OF WINTER IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS

January 17, 2020 | Partnership with Native Americans

With winter well underway and the start of a new year upon us, there’s no better time to revisit the importance of severe weather preparedness. For people living on remote reservations in the Northern Plains, winter storms often prevent access to necessit...

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Road to Tokyo: Arriving at Camp Pendleton

Road to Tokyo: Arriving at Camp Pendleton

January 7, 2020 | Billy Mills

Reflections on the St. Sylvester Midnight Run It is January 3, 1964, and I can’t get the St. Sylvester Midnight Run on December 31, 1963, out of my mind. Running with a very bad cold, being tripped at the start of the race and losing a shoe...

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The season of giving

The season of giving

December 20, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo,Oklahoma’s robust nonprofit sector plays a vital role in the social and economic well-being of our great state. They provide services and resources and contribute to our economic stability. Oklahoma nonprofit organizations are the voice of the peopl...

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SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM PWNA

SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM PWNA

December 19, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

From all of us at PWNA, we’d like to wish you a joyous holiday season. This time of year, we reflect on how grateful we are to have the support of our program partners, community project leaders, volunteers, and donors. This community helps PWNA carry out...

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Supporting state and federal efforts to address MMIW

Supporting state and federal efforts to address MMIW

December 6, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, MMIW stands for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat. Murder is the third leading cause of death among American Indian and Alaska Native women, according to the Centers for Disease Control a...

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Road to Tokyo: The end of 1963

Road to Tokyo: The end of 1963

November 27, 2019 | Billy Mills

The Contenders It is a very cold Saturday morning, November 30, 1963, as an international field of runners lined up for the start of the USA National AAU Cross Country Championship race in Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, New York. There is an unusually large number ...

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Honoring Native American Heritage Month in Oklahoma

Honoring Native American Heritage Month in Oklahoma

November 21, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Chief Chat

Osiyo, November is a significant time for the Cherokee Nation and other tribal nations across the United States. This is the time that we commemorate Native American Heritage Month. Long before there was the United States, Native people on this continent we...

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IF YOU’RE TRAVELING THIS THANKSGIVING, REMEMBER TO BE KIND

IF YOU’RE TRAVELING THIS THANKSGIVING, REMEMBER TO BE KIND

November 21, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season in which we reflect on the blessings and gifts we have been given, and the kindness we have received – something we often take for granted. But as we embark on the busiest travel time of the year, let...

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