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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...


28 Mar, 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...


21 Mar, 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...


20 Mar, 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...


20 Mar, 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...


20 Mar, 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...


16 Mar, 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...


15 Mar, 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...


14 Mar, 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...


13 Mar, 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...


13 Mar, 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...


07 Mar, 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...


28 Feb, 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...


24 Feb, 2017, 09:00 ET Vail Resorts Announces Renewal Of Whistler Blackcomb Master Development Agreements

Agreements with the Province of British Columbia and Squamish and Lil'wat Nations Ensures Long-Term Certainty for Whistler Blackcomb Today...


21 Feb, 2017, 15:15 ET Tohono O'odham Nation Releases Video On Its Opposition To Proposed Border Wall

The Tohono O'odham Nation has released a video, "There's No O'odham Word for Wall," detailing its opposition to the fortified border wall...


17 Feb, 2017, 12:37 ET Investors Urge Banks to Support Re-routing Dakota Access Pipeline, Protect Water

A coalition of over 130 investors representing over $685 Billion in assets under management called on banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline...


15 Feb, 2017, 17:10 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Leadership Change

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (the "Authority" or "MTGA") today announced that President and CEO Robert Soper has resigned to pursue other...


09 Feb, 2017, 14:17 ET Final Showing of "Native Fashion Now" Exhibition Arrives at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York for Fashion Week

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York will host the final showing of the first...


07 Feb, 2017, 11:02 ET Casino Del Sol Wins First Place Tribal Spirit of Giving Award

On Feb. 1, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and their enterprise, Casino Del Sol, was recognized with a first-place honor for their Employee Tribal Cultural...


06 Feb, 2017, 17:00 ET Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Announces 2nd Annual National Leadership Development Conference

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures is proud to announce the second annual National Leadership Development Conference is coming to Grand Casino Hinckley...


06 Feb, 2017, 08:03 ET Despite Modest Gains, Women and Minorities See Little Change in Representation on Fortune 500 Boards

Boardroom diversity in Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies has increased for women and certain minority groups, according to the "Missing Pieces...


01 Feb, 2017, 07:30 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results

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


30 Jan, 2017, 09:00 ET New Deadlines and a Successful Closure in Sight for the Historic Cobell Settlement; New Horizon Emerging for Indian Education

The following statement is being issued by The Garden City Group, LLC ("GCG") regarding the Cobell Settlement. The US District Court for the...


27 Jan, 2017, 16:01 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Invites You to Join Its First 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 first quarter fiscal 2017...