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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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2019 BACKPACK DRIVE

2019 BACKPACK DRIVE

July 30, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

As we approach a new school year, Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) knows that a successful school year begins with feeling prepared. This year, we hope to equip more than 20,000 students with the essentials they need to feel confident in the c...

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DREAM CATCHERS IN NATIVE CULTURE

DREAM CATCHERS IN NATIVE CULTURE

July 11, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

When I was younger, I had this green dream catcher that I’d hang right above my bed any time my family moved. My father always told me, “Don’t let it fall, it’ll make all the bad dreams fall out!” So, I always made sure to handle i...

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Tribal Sovereignty as a Pathway to Thriving Economies

Tribal Sovereignty as a Pathway to Thriving Economies

July 5, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Native American tribal members have a unique citizenship status – classified as both citizens of the U.S. and of their sovereign tribal nation. And currently, there are 573 federally recognized tribes (including bands, pueblos, communities, and ...

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History of the Hopi People

History of the Hopi People

June 21, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

We often don’t realize how diverse Native tribes are – including their cultural traditions, differences in governance, and distinct histories over time. Today, we’re taking a look at the history of the Hopi people — known as &l...

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Celebrating Our AIEF Scholars This Graduation Season

Celebrating Our AIEF Scholars This Graduation Season

June 14, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

“We honor them [graduates] with songs, talking positively of how this group is going to change things. People are smiling and seeing how parents react as [the students] graduate. Why can’t we live like this every day — positive, a moment of ha...

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