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WINTER ON THE RESERVATION: WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO HEAT OR EAT?

WINTER ON THE RESERVATION: WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO HEAT OR EAT?

October 22, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Late October marks the return of cold weather, awakening us to early morning chills, frost on our windows and in some regions the first snowfall of the season. Cooler temperatures are manageable, and often enjoyable, for the average person in the average home, ...

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RECOGNIZING NATIONAL ANIMAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION MONTH

RECOGNIZING NATIONAL ANIMAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION MONTH

October 15, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

October is National Animal Safety and Protection Month — a time to recognize the important measures that should be taken in order to protect animals and pets. It’s also a time to support organizations with a mission to take care of animals...

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PWNA PARTNERS WITH LEGENDARY ACTOR WES STUDI

PWNA PARTNERS WITH LEGENDARY ACTOR WES STUDI

October 10, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Last week, PWNA announced a new partnership with award-winning actor Wes Studi during a press conference at the third annual Native American Cultural Celebration hosted by the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville, Arkansas. With ...

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RECOGNIZING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

RECOGNIZING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

October 4, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

The controversy around Columbus Day has come to light in the past few years, and people are starting to question why we celebrate it at all. Originally, the holiday was meant to recognize the achievements of Christopher Columbus in his “discover...

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FEATHERS IN NATIVE CULTURES

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FEATHERS IN NATIVE CULTURES

September 26, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Feathers are a prominent symbol of the culture and history of Native Americans. Some of the most noteworthy achievements in the life of a Sioux citizen are those in which his family honors him for the things he has done. In the Sioux tribes and many other tribe...

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NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH IN INDIAN COUNTRY

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH IN INDIAN COUNTRY

September 11, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes September as National Preparedness Month to bring attention to disaster emergency planning. This year’s theme is  “Prepared, Not Scared” – which speaks directly to ...

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LABOR DAY AND NATIVE AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT DISPARITIES

LABOR DAY AND NATIVE AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT DISPARITIES

September 5, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Yesterday, Americans celebrated Labor Day – a public holiday that honors American labor and the work of individuals that supports the economic development, prosperity, and well-being of our country. This holiday also reminds us to consider how Native Amer...

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LEGEND OF THE FULL STURGEON MOON

LEGEND OF THE FULL STURGEON MOON

August 14, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

For generations, Native Americans have marked cycles of the moon to signify certain times of the year. In August, we welcome the Sturgeon Moon – also known as the Green Corn Moon, the Red Moon, and the Grain Moon. The full Sturgeon Moon (occurri...

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THE HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PUEBLO REVOLT OF 1690

THE HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PUEBLO REVOLT OF 1690

August 14, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

This month marks the 339th anniversary of the Pueblo Revolt of 1690 — an uprising of the Pueblo Indians against Spanish colonizers in present-day Santa Fe that marked a historic win for indigenous human rights and independence. Today, we re...

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