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Sep 19, 2016, 20:27 ET Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian's Historic Unveiling of Gold Rush Era Treaty Held Secret by U.S. Senate Leading to Ethnic Cleansing of American Indian Nations in California

Media Advisory. WHAT: The unveiling to the general public, for the first time in history, one of 18 treaties negotiated between the United States...


Sep 16, 2016, 12:37 ET San Carlos Apache Tribe, Community and Environmental Groups Challenge Plans for Resolution Copper Mine Waste Site

The San Carlos Apache Tribe and a coalition of community and environmental groups filed two related lawsuits in federal court today challenging a...


Sep 13, 2016, 07:30 ET Internship Opportunities Grow for Underserved Youth with AT&T Support for Genesys Works

AT&T* is contributing $2 million to Genesys Works, a unique program that connects rising high school seniors with critical college and career...


Sep 12, 2016, 09:30 ET SBA: $700,000 Grant to Support Native American Small Business Development

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced seven awardees of $700,000 in new grant funding for continued projects to promote the...


Sep 08, 2016, 09:16 ET Tribal Nations Seek Investor Allies For Self-Determination

 First Peoples Worldwide joins the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) for a historic gathering of Native American governments to demand...


Sep 06, 2016, 21:37 ET A Small Colorado Architect's work to be featured in the Cooper Hewitt's socially responsible design exhibition in NYC

 Innovative affordable housing designed by Pyatt Studio as part of the Thunder Valley Regenerative Plan will be featured in the Cooper Hewitt,...


Aug 29, 2016, 19:44 ET Newport Banning Ranch Owners Say Coastal Commission Staff Report is "De-facto Denial" of Project--Eliminates All Public Benefits, Coastal Access, Open Space, Native American Programs

 Saying the most recent California Coastal Commission staff report is a "de-facto denial of the project," Newport Banning Ranch property owners...


Aug 19, 2016, 15:00 ET WWFS Ready to Make Additional Ford Vehicle Donations to Native American Tribes

 What ethnic group has most served in the military since the American Revolution? According to the U.S. Department of Defense, there were...


Aug 19, 2016, 12:48 ET TIAA Institute Report Finds Slight Gains in African American and Latino Faculty Over Past Two Decades

A new report released by the TIAA Institute finds that diversity amongst faculty in higher education institutions in America has made only small...


Aug 17, 2016, 15:02 ET Colgate realiza prominente encuesta multicultural en los EE.UU. sobre salud, la cual revela que diversos grupos tienen un gran sentido de responsabilidad cuando se trata de mejorar y mantener una salud bucal óptima

NEW YORK, 17 de agosto, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Colgate® dio a conocer hoy los resultados de una encuesta1 nacional de...


Aug 17, 2016, 14:09 ET Colgate Fields Largest Multicultural Oral Care Survey In The U.S. Revealing That Diverse Communities Have Strong Sense Of Responsibility Around Improving And Maintaining Optimal Oral Health

 Colgate today revealed the results from a national oral health care survey1 of more than 3,000 multicultural Americans, specifically...


Aug 10, 2016, 17:35 ET Arianna Huffington, oradora principal de la Conferencia ColorComm 2016

ColorComm, Inc., principal organización del país dedicada a impulsar la visibilidad de las mujeres de color en las comunicaciones,...


Aug 10, 2016, 13:20 ET Arianna Huffington Keynoted ColorComm's Conference 2016

ColorComm, Inc., the nation's premier membership organization dedicated to advancing the visibility of women of color in communications, recently...


Aug 04, 2016, 10:50 ET AEO Welcomes Wells Fargo Executive And Expert On Native American Entrepreneurs To Board Of Directors

 The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), a trade association for U.S. microfinance and microbusiness, today announced two new board...


Aug 03, 2016, 13:47 ET Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian's Native Cinema Showcase 2016 Opens in New Mexico

 The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will present the 16th annual Native Cinema Showcase, the museum's premier film event,...


Jul 28, 2016, 07:30 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Operating Results

 The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun...


Jul 27, 2016, 18:06 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Jeff L. Grubbe

Me yah whae!   I'm a Native American and Chairman of my tribe, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Like tribes across the United...


Jul 26, 2016, 11:00 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Welcoming the Supreme Court's Ruling on Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, issued a statement applauding the Supreme Court's 4-4 ruling in Dollar General v....


Jul 26, 2016, 10:54 ET Partnership With Native Americans Announces 2016 Student Backpack Drive

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) announced today their 2016 Backpack Drive that will provide school supplies such as backpacks, pencils and...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016, which describes...