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Award for Wildcat Writers!


NAAF has learned that the University of Arizona recently awarded the The Wildcat Writers programs with the Peter W. Likins Inclusive Excellence Award for the 2016-2017 year.  This award celebrates programs that foster diversity and inclusive community.  Congratulations Brad Jacobson, Stephanie Troutman, and Amy Hea! We are thankful for your work with

Come sit on the Earth Bench!


On Sunday, February 12th, Healthy People Coalition and NAAF hosted a community project in Gu Vo District. NAAF students and community members joined together to build an earth bench at the Gu Vo Community Building. The bench framework is a sustainable, recycled construction of wood and “clean” litter – empty plastic bottle

Follow NAAF now on social media!


NAAF is all over social media, and we want you to follow our adventures! We’re using NAAFnow as our username and hashtag.   Facebook: Native American Advancement Foundation – NAAFnow @NativeAmericanAdvancement.org   Instagram: naafnow   Twitter: @NAAFnow

NAAF is a GlobalGiving Leader!


GlobalGiving awarded NAAF its GG Rewards Leader status for 2016! NAAF’s partnership with GlobalGiving helped raise almost $2000 for our After School and Summer Adventure programs. We look forward to many productive years in the GlobalGiving community.

Guest Storyteller: Jaeney Manuel


My name is Jaeney Manuel and I am 16 years old and reside in the village of GuVo.  GuVo Community is one of 4 communities located in the GuVo District on the west of the Tohono O’odham Nation. GuVo District is one out of 11 districts that make up the