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09 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Parity Partners Launches New Program to Strengthen Leadership Diversity in Financial Services and Technology

Parity Partners, a firm focused on advocacy, awareness and recruitment to close the gender and minority leadership gap in financial...


08 May, 2017, 14:06 ET Nombran a los 10 mejores voluntarios juveniles de los Estados Unidos de 2017 en la 22ª edición anual de los premios Prudential al Espíritu Comunitario

Por iniciativas de servicio comunitario que van desde apoyar a veteranos hasta proporcionar materiales escolares a niños necesitados, 10...


08 May, 2017, 14:06 ET America's top 10 youth volunteers of 2017 named at 22nd annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

For community service initiatives that range from supporting veterans to providing school supplies to kids in need, 10 students were named...


02 May, 2017, 11:29 ET Advisory: May 3, Native American Tribes Respond to National Monuments Executive Order

The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, a coalition of five sovereign Tribal Nations – Hopi, Navajo, Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute,...


01 May, 2017, 07:45 ET TransMedia Group To Represent Distinguished Native American Author, Speaker and Entertainer J. Reuben Silverbird In New Role As "Ambassador For The Environment'

TransMedia Group said it was retained to tell corporate America that it has a client for them--distinguished Native American author and orator J....


27 Apr, 2017, 09:07 ET Tucson, Ariz. Casino Retains CEO for Three More Years

Casino Del Sol, an enterprise of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, has renewed Kimberly Van Amburg's contract as chief executive officer for three more...


26 Apr, 2017, 06:00 ET Native American Company Could Pursue Billions in Federal Spending, but Needs Funding to Launch

Hozho Healthcare is a 100% Native American owned company utilizing the Federal Buy Indian Act to pursue part of the multi-billion-dollar budget of...


24 Apr, 2017, 16:01 ET Raytheon completes new $5 million warehouse at Diné facility near Farmington

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) formally opened a new $5 million, 30,000 square foot warehouse at its Diné facility on the Navajo Nation. Workers will...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET General Dynamics to Support Indian Health Service Mission Needs

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has received an award from the Indian Health Service, an...


21 Apr, 2017, 16:01 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results Conference Call

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast regarding its second quarter fiscal...


19 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Appeals to An Employee of a Company Falsely Claiming to Be Minority Owned for An Unfair Advantage on Federal Contracts to Call About Rewards

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We have launched a national and simultaneously a state specific initiative to identify whistleblowers...


18 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Poarch Creek Indians Open PCI Aviation to Serve America's Military

Today, The Poarch Band of Creek Indians announced the opening in Huntsville, AL, of PCI Aviation, a new cutting edge aviation company whose core...


18 Apr, 2017, 06:07 ET PeaceJam Announces the Billion Acts Heroes who are Changing the World

While many of us are waiting for someone else to change the world, this year's Billion Acts semifinalists decided to take this task on themselves....


14 Apr, 2017, 09:52 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Repricing Of Credit Facilities

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...


12 Apr, 2017, 06:00 ET JLM Energy sells commercial Phazr storage system to Hoopa Valley Tribe

Leadership of the Hoopa Valley Tribe is taking the next step in environmental stewardship and enhancing sovereignty. These values led the tribe to...


11 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 11: Civil Rights Act of 1968

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1968 Profile America — Tuesday, April 11th. On...


06 Apr, 2017, 08:06 ET Redline announces multi-million dollar project with Mohawk Networks for rural connectivity in Upstate New York

TORONTO, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Redline Communications (www.rdlcom.com) Group Inc. (TSX: RDL), a leading provider of wide-area wireless...


04 Apr, 2017, 06:45 ET IGT Spotlights Next-Generation Technologies at Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention 2017

International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) will showcase a diverse portfolio of solutions for its valued tribal gaming partners at the...


31 Mar, 2017, 09:07 ET The Northern Pass Project and Hydro-Québec's "Green Energy" - Aboriginal leaders say Hydro-Quebec lied to the New England public

NEW HAVEN, CT, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Three Innu First Nation leaders stated their case concerning the Northern Pass Project during a...


30 Mar, 2017, 15:06 ET Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee And NFL Encourage Local And Diverse Business Owners To Apply For Business Connect Program Before April 1 Deadline

The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) and the National Football League are encouraging local and diverse business owners to register for...