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Jan 18, 2017, 06:15 ET Joy Harjo and Valorie Johnson Join the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Board of Directors

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) announced that it has added Valorie Johnson, a consultant, lifelong human rights activist and former...


Jan 17, 2017, 20:00 ET Fort Sill Apache Tribe files motion to compel the NIGC to comply with a United States District Court Order

Today, the Fort Sill Apache Tribe filed a motion to compel the National Indian Gaming Commission to comply with an Order of the United States...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:27 ET CEC Presents Native American Treatment Program At Winter ACA Conference

Community Education Centers Inc. (CEC) will be presenting a workshop regarding the company's Native American Treatment program at the upcoming...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Health Warrior Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Support the Tarahumara Tribe in Mexico's Copper Canyons

Health Warrior, a food and movement brand that delivers nutrient-dense superfoods in radically convenient forms, announces a Kickstarter campaign...


Jan 15, 2017, 18:00 ET La Asociación Nacional de Concesionarios Automotrices de Minorías y IHS Markit redefinen el poder de los compradores multiculturales de automóviles con la segunda edición anual de los Premios al Liderazgo de Ventas de Diversidad

La ceremonia de los Segundos Premios Anuales al Liderazgo de Ventas de Diversidad (Premios DVL) mostró el tremendo impacto que los compradores de...


Jan 14, 2017, 10:48 ET National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and IHS Markit Redefine the Power of Multicultural Automotive Buyers with the Second Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards

The Second Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards (DVL Awards) ceremony showed the tremendous impact that ethnic car buyers have on the economy...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:27 ET Communities coast-to-coast plan events for National Day of Racial Healing in United States on Jan. 17

Communities across the country are planning a wide-range of events to highlight the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The day's...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:00 ET ChicagoMSDC and Allstate to Present Historic Supply Chain Diversity Conference

Today, the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC) announced Allstate will be the presenting sponsor for the 50th Annual...


Jan 10, 2017, 14:30 ET Remarkable progress made reducing kidney failure from diabetes in Native American populations

Federal data show diabetes-related kidney failure among Native American adults (American Indians/Alaskan Natives) decreased 54 percent between 1996...


Dec 28, 2016, 13:30 ET Native Trails Celebrates 15th Anniversary Of Cultural Traditions In Scottsdale

Experience the rich and varied cultures of Native American nations through storytelling, song and dance during the 15th anniversary of Native...


Dec 19, 2016, 09:06 ET Pascua Yaqui Tribe Welcomes Arizona Governor Ducey's Commitment To Improving The Arizona-Tribal Gaming Compact

On Nov. 21, Governor Doug Ducey and several Arizona Indian Tribes signed agreements to begin the process of renegotiating gaming compacts approved...


Dec 13, 2016, 13:28 ET Partnership With Native Americans Receives $25,000 Grant from Newman's Own Foundation

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA), a nonprofit organization committed to championing hope for a brighter future for Native Americans, has...


Dec 09, 2016, 11:44 ET Assembly of First Nations Stands with First Nations Children in Supporting Presentation to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Seek Relief in Complaint Against Canada

OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is today expressing steadfast support for First Nations children as the...


Dec 08, 2016, 17:47 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation And Broad Coalition Announce National Day Of Healing On January 17, 2017

With racial divisiveness rising in America's urban, rural and suburban communities, today the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), together with more...


Dec 08, 2016, 09:04 ET Gains in College Readiness and Enrollments Propel Nation Towards its Postsecondary Goals, But Next Wave of Challenges Threaten Future Progress

Today, Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University released a new report, Closing...


Dec 06, 2016, 12:01 ET Indoor Farms of America Delivers First Vertical Indoor Aeroponic Farms to Native American Communities

Indoor Farms of America is pleased to announce today the delivery of the first vertical aeroponic farms to two different Native American...


Dec 05, 2016, 17:58 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes the Situation on the Ground in Standing Rock

In response to a request from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, a delegation of U.S. Civil Rights Commissioners and staff have been in Standing Rock...


Dec 02, 2016, 19:11 ET Experto en políticas de salud pública indígena se une al consejo directivo nacional de March Of Dimes

Donald K. Warne, doctor en Medicina, titular de una maestría en Salud Pública, director del Departamento de Salud Pública de la Universidad Estatal...


Dec 02, 2016, 14:44 ET Native American Public Health Policy Expert Joins March Of Dimes National Board Of Trustees

Donald K. Warne, M.D., MPH, Chair of the Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, and a member of the Oglala...


Dec 02, 2016, 08:13 ET Lighting of 'The Arrowhead' in Remembrance of Dec. 2 Tragedy

HONORING THE FALLEN: For the first time, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will light up...


Nov 30, 2016, 15:46 ET Strathmore Hall Of Fame Member, Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, Welcomed To The 2017 Roundtable As Proud Representative And Spokesperson For Urban American Indians Nationwide

Doni-Jo Minor-Munro of Santa Maria, California, esteemed member of Strathmore's Who's Who has been now been selected as Bio of the Month of...


Nov 30, 2016, 15:13 ET America's Registry Welcomes Doni-Jo Minor-Munro to the 2017 Roundtable, Based on A Career of Ongoing Excellence and Accomplishment, as well as her service to the American Indian community

Doni-Jo Minor-Munro of Santa Maria, California, esteemed member of America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals has recently been selected as...


Nov 30, 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...


Nov 30, 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...


Nov 28, 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...