Wide shot of Hopi and Navajo Nations landscape.
Wide shot of Hopi and Navajo Nations landscape.
April 20, 2021

Helping the Hopi and Navajo Nations build safer homes and resilient communities

Red Feather Development Group provides solar furnaces and other sustainable improvements with support from Wells Fargo.

Native American Heritage Month. Celebrating the heritage, achievements & resilient spirit of Indigenous Americans

Since 2010, Wells Fargo has been a proud supporter of the Red Feather Development Group, an organization focused on finding sustainable solutions to challenges facing the Hopi and Navajo Nations. Recently, when the shutdown of a large coal-fired power plant led to a heating crisis, Red Feather launched a healthy heating program to outfit homes with solar furnaces. The upgrades provided heat during daytime hours while also improving indoor air quality and health, serving as just one example of Red Feather’s “innovative approaches to utilizing sustainable technology,” said Victor Burrola, community development officer for Wells Fargo’s Social Impact and Sustainability group.

Watch the following video to learn more about Red Feather’s history and its work with Wells Fargo to help build resiliency into these communities.