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Apr 18, 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....


Apr 14, 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,...


Apr 12, 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...


Apr 11, 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...


Apr 06, 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...


Apr 04, 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...


Mar 31, 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...


Mar 30, 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...


Mar 28, 2017, 08:45 ET Scientific Games Brings World's Best Gaming Experiences to Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention 2017, April 12-13 in San Diego

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") will showcase the industry's most expansive portfolio of gaming...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:02 ET John Trudell Archives Re-Releases The Critically Acclaimed 'AKA Grafitti Man' In A Limited Edition Vinyl For Record Store Day In Partnership With Record Store Day And Inside Recordings

John Trudell Archives announces a re-issue of the critically acclaimed John Trudell release AKA Grafitti Man in a limited edition vinyl on Record...


Mar 20, 2017, 16:46 ET NAFSA Highlights Tribal Sovereignty, Online Lending as Presenting Sponsor of National RES

Last week, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) hosted a Financial Services Expo with tribal and industry leaders, legal...


Mar 20, 2017, 12:34 ET El Colegio Oglala Lakota forma alianza con Honda para proporcionarles educación en Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemática a las escuelas de la reservación

Para abordar el problema de la baja competencia en los campos de Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemática (Science, Technology, Engineering and...


Mar 20, 2017, 10:00 ET Oglala Lakota College Partners with Honda to Provide STEM Education to Reservation Schools

To address the issue of low science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) proficiency on the reservation and increase exposure to STEM...


Mar 16, 2017, 08:24 ET 2017 Health Fair Scheduled for March 24

Officials with the Pueblo of Pojoaque have announced plans for an upcoming 2017 Health Fair scheduled for Friday, March 24 at Buffalo Thunder...


Mar 15, 2017, 19:46 ET Acura electrifica su línea de SUV con el potente y eficiente MDX Sport Hybrid 2017

El primer SUV híbrido de Acura, el MDX Sport Hybrid 2017, llegará a los salones de exposiciones de los concesionarios a principios de abril con más...


Mar 14, 2017, 09:00 ET American Housing Income Trust Announces Acquisition Of Cannabidol (CBD) Company IX Biotechnology

American Housing Income Trust, Inc.®, a Maryland corporation ("AHIT" or the "Company") (OTCQB: AHIT) announced today that it has closed its Stock...


Mar 13, 2017, 15:28 ET South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: The Subtle Effects of Racism in South Dakota

On Friday, March 24, 2017, the South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a public panel session to...


Mar 13, 2017, 09:00 ET ADCOLOR Heads to Los Angeles to Honor Diversity and Creativity

ADCOLOR, the premier organization celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, has opened nominations...


Mar 07, 2017, 08:45 ET EMEX, LLC Secures Nearly a Decade in Savings for the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

EMEX, LLC, the largest privately held energy consulting and risk management firm in North America, has partnered with the Kickapoo Traditional...


Feb 28, 2017, 20:24 ET Frances L. Hagemann is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Frances L. Hagemann is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Non-Profit Organizations. Frances is on the...