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30 Nov, 2016, 13:05 ET NIGC Remembers Core Values of National Native American Heritage Month

As November draws to a close, the National Indian Gaming Commission will continue to recognize the core values of the National Native American...


30 Nov, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 30: Our Native Land

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: OUR NATIVE LAND Profile America--Wednesday, November 30th. As...


28 Nov, 2016, 16:10 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Leveraged Finance Conference

Mario C. Kontomerkos, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will present on behalf of the Authority at...


23 Nov, 2016, 21:00 ET Gwen Jackson publica libro ilustrado para niños inspirado en la cultura navajo

FILADELFIA, 23 de noviembre de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- ¿Alguna vez ha luchado contra el sueño porque el mundo es muy emocionante? Como...


23 Nov, 2016, 16:29 ET Gwen Jackson Releases Educational Children's Picture Book Inspired By Navajo Culture

Have you ever resisted sleep because the world is just too exciting? Just like every child, Lump Lump the bear cub loathes going to bed after an...


23 Nov, 2016, 13:43 ET Standing Rock Benefit With Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, Joel Rafael and John Trudell's Bad Dog To Be Broadcast Live On Standing Rock's KLND (89.5 FM)

The Stand In Solidarity With Standing Rock benefit concert with Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, Joel Rafael and John Trudell's Bad Dog on...


22 Nov, 2016, 17:53 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Regarding Dakota Access Pipeline

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, issued an official statement regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline. The statement may be...


22 Nov, 2016, 15:58 ET U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2016

The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state to get...


22 Nov, 2016, 12:50 ET NIGC Announces 2017 Tribal Consultation Sessions

Today the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) announced it will hold a series of tribal consultation sessions across Indian Country from...


22 Nov, 2016, 08:05 ET Partnership With Native Americans Accepts Newman's Own Foundation Challenge for Giving Tuesday Fundraising, Aiding the Homebound

As we enter the holiday giving season, Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) encourages everyone to participate in #GivingTuesday, a day...


21 Nov, 2016, 14:56 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Commemorating Native American Heritage Month

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by unanimous vote, issued an official statement commemorating Native American Heritage Month. The statement...


21 Nov, 2016, 09:46 ET POSITION STATEMENT: The Massachusetts Nurses Association Stands in Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline, Offers Support to Resistance at Standing Rock

The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the largest union and professional association representing more than 23,000 registered nurses and health...


18 Nov, 2016, 11:40 ET Noviembre es el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Indígena de Estados Unidos

La cultura indígena de Estados Unidos es diversa. Hoy existen 567 tribus reconocidas por el Gobierno federal y 6.6 millones de indígenas que hablan...


17 Nov, 2016, 14:05 ET Explore American Indian Culture During Native American Heritage Month

With 567 federally recognized Indian tribes and 6.6 million people, Native American culture is diverse, with different languages, values, and...


17 Nov, 2016, 07:30 ET Native American Youth Programs Receive More than $1 Million from AT&T to Help Students Graduate and Succeed in College

To commemorate Native American Heritage Month, AT&T is furthering its commitment to Indian Country with more than $1 million dollars in...


15 Nov, 2016, 17:41 ET SMSC Partners With Marketing Results, Inc. To Launch Mobile App For Community Connection

Marketing Results, Inc., a gaming industry leader in marketing and communications solutions has partnered with Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux...


15 Nov, 2016, 16:01 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016 Operating Results Conference Call

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


15 Nov, 2016, 10:21 ET Omaha Tribe in Nebraska to boost native language revitalization with support from Kellogg Foundation, The Language Conservancy

Facing eminent extinction with only an estimated 12 fluent speakers, the native language of the Omaha tribe will be the focus of a revitalization...


10 Nov, 2016, 13:36 ET Jason Mraz Joins Jackson Browne And Bonnie Raitt For A Benefit Concert At Standing Rock To Stand In Solidarity With Standing Rock

Jason Mraz joins Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt along with Joel Rafael, and the late John Trudell's band Bad Dog for a benefit concert on Sunday,...


10 Nov, 2016, 10:22 ET Minnesota American Indians tell their tobacco stories in new documentary

A new documentary exploring tobacco use among American Indians in Minnesota will premiere on public television this month. Created by...