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Reintroducing traditional indigenous foods to keep young children healthy in body, mind and spirit

  • health & nutrition

FTF partners with several Arizona tribes to support introducing indigenous foods to their communities’ babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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Tribal Connections 2021 showcases global perspectives of early childhood care in indigenous…

  • tribal

The free, week-long event offers virtual sessions that explore early childhood work being done in indigenous communities around the world.

Bilingual Hopi/English children’s book helps connect young children to their culture

  • language & literacy

FTF works to support the efforts of tribal communities working on language reclamation in many ways, such as bilingual books.

Mother holding up a book next to her young daughter

Doctors boost literacy through well-child visits in Whiteriver

  • language literacy and culture

Every family that comes in for a well-child visit appointment gets an age-appropriate book and development information for their child

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Professional development program helps Tohono O’odham teacher achieve unique experiences for…

  • tribal

The professional development program is designed to strengthen knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and how young kids learn.

Mom holding her toddler boy and smiling

Parent education class helps multigenerational household in Scottsdale address 4-year-old’s…

  • parent education/awareness

The WISH Parent Education Program teachers families about brain development, milestones, communication, discipline and caring for children.

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Pascua Yaqui Tribe boy develops cognitive skills through daily play time

  • family support

The FTF Pascua Yaqui Tribe Regional Partnership Council funds the workshops to help families in the role of their child’s first teacher.

Mom holding her sons hands as he learns how to walk

Home visitation program provides support to Peach Springs boy with developmental milestones

  • child development

The FTF Hualapai Tribe Regional Council funds the home visitation strategy which offers individualized support to parents of young children.

mom and her son standing with his teacher

New grant provides quality early learning to kids of working families living in Parker

  • early learning

When a local child care center in Parker closed, the FTF Colorado River Indian Tribes Regional Partnership Council stepped in.

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