In the News

November 2022

Indigenous Films Coming to Reading and Kutztown BCTV

Indigenous Film Festival taking place around Berks [Bulletin board] Yahoo! News

Indigenous Film Festival taking place around Berks Reading Eagle

Indigenous Film Festival taking place around Berks Reading Eagle on MSN

July 2022

Inaugural Mdamen program connects Tribal members, plants seed Hownikan
article featuring Widoktadwen Center for Native Knowledge co-founder and Executive Director, Amanda Funk, and other CPN Tribal members

Reading Pride honors “two-spirit stories” WFMZ

Reading Pride Celebration Announces Pre-Pride Week Events BCTV

March 2022

Women’s History Month 3-14-22 Diversity: A Wider Vision, BCTV

Native Booklist promotes visibility of Native peoples in Berks Reading Eagle

Berks Public Libraries, Widoktadwen Center Release Native Booklist BCTV

Native Booklist Berks County Public Libraries. Titles acknowledging Native peoples' histories and contemporary lives. Available to check out from the county-wide catalog.
February 2022

Indigenous Groups to School Twin Valley on Mascot MyChesCo

Hundreds of people are expected at a public meeting to discuss changes to the Twin Valley school mascot Pennsylvania News Today

There’s a campaign to retire Twin Valley’s Native American mascot. To address it now is ‘irresponsible,’ says superintendent. Philadelphia Inquirer

Reading Royals SHOWREEL 2-19-22 Mixlr (interview begins at 55:20)

January 2022

Postponed MLK cleanup scheduled for January 29 in Reading Reading Eagle

Enrollment open for Native American program at Nature Place Reading Eagle

Firekeepers Youth Program Kicks Off This Month BCTV

Firekeepers Youth Program Kicks Off This Month The Merchandiser-Western Berks Edition

Firekeepers Youth Program offering cultural enrichment for Native youth and peers Berks Weekly

November 2021

Interview with Koinos Community Church YouTube (begins at 31 minutes)

October 2021

YWCA’s ‘Week Without Violence’ fair set for Saturday The Mercury

September 2021

United Way of Berks County Announces LIVE UNITED Grant Recipients BCTV

United Way Berks awards LIVE UNITED grants to six local nonprofits Berks Weekly

United Way of Berks County announces Live United grant recipients Reading Eagle

August 2021

Community Foundation awards $312,494 to help nonprofits navigate pandemic Berks County Community Foundation

April 2021

Berks teen philanthropists target racial injustice with $10,000 in grants Reading Eagle

$10,000 in grants awarded to Berks County organizations addressing social justice WFMZ

Teen Philanthropists Award 10K to Berks Organizations Addressing Social Justice Berks Weekly

Tribal Member Takes Community Creation into Her Own Hands Hownikan
April 2021 Hownikan PDF Download

Executive Director Amanda Funk (top right) poses for a photo with her family at the 2018 District 1 & 2 Fall Feast in Virginia.
November 2020

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