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Jun 02, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for June 2: Citizenship Extended

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CITIZENSHIP EXTENDED Profile America — Friday, June 2nd. On this...


Jun 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Expanded Ute Indian Museum to re-open June 10

After several years of collaboration between History Colorado and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray...


Jun 01, 2017, 09:30 ET ASF urges caution for 2017 ahead of international salmon talks

State of the Populations report shows potential for low Atlantic salmon returns this year ST. ANDREWS, NB, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Final...


May 25, 2017, 08:30 ET Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald Tops List of Global Minority Business Leaders

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that CEO Arnold Donald was...


May 24, 2017, 08:40 ET Collective Opens 2017 Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Diversity Scholarship Call for Applications

Advertising technology provider Collective today announced that applications for the 2017 Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Diversity Scholarship are now...


May 23, 2017, 23:08 ET La Cámara de Comercio de las Minorías anuncia una impresionante lista de oradores en la Conferencia Mundial de Municipios-Miami 2017

La Conferencia Mundial de Municipios 2017-Miami, reunirá líderes locales e internacionales este 26 de mayo a llevarse a cabo en el Hotel...


May 23, 2017, 23:00 ET Minority Chamber of Commerce Announces Impressive roster of speakers set to address May 26 World Municipality Conference-Miami 2017

MIAMI, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The World Conference of Municipalities 2017-Miami, May 26 will be at the Hotel...


May 23, 2017, 13:27 ET First Non-Indian Jury Trial Conviction In Indian Country Prosecuted At Tucson, Arizona's Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court

The first jury trial conviction of a non-Indian defendant under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) occurred on May 9 in the Pascua Yaqui Tribe...


May 17, 2017, 21:00 ET Minority Chamber to launch "10,000-Jobs Initiative" at 12th Annual National Minority Career Expo Miami

The Minority Chamber of Commerce (MCC) launches its annual "10,000 Jobs Initiatives" at the XII Minority National Career Fair Miami 2017 on June...


May 16, 2017, 21:00 ET Wompimeequin Wampatuck selected as Keynote Speaker at Breakfast General Session presenter at World Municipality Conference-Miami 2017

With the honor to have Mr. Larry Fisher, traditionally known to many as Wompimeequin Wampatuck, who comes from a long line of royal Chief Sachems,...


May 16, 2017, 21:00 ET Wompimeequin Wampatuck fue seleccionado como orador principal en la Sesión General y Desayuno, la cual se llevara a cabo en la Conferencia Mundial de Municipios-Miami 2017.

Con el honor de contar con el Sr. Larry Fisher, tradicionalmente conocido por muchos como Wompimeequin Wampatuck, el cual proviene de una larga...


May 15, 2017, 17:02 ET Arizona Mining Association Brings Together Arizona Leaders to Support Continued Operation of Navajo Generating Station at Local Rally

The Arizona Mining Association today brought together policymakers, tribal leaders and industry members to demonstrate support for long-term...


May 15, 2017, 07:00 ET Mohegan Sun Partnership with Elegant Clinical Will Provide More Jobs for Connecticut's Mentally Disabled

Mohegan Sun, a premier Northeast resort destination, said it has begun discussions with Elegant Clinical Services in East Windsor, Conn. to help...


May 13, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 13: Jamestown

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: JAMESTOWN Profile America — Saturday, May 13th. Today marks the...


May 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Joel Rafael With John Trudell's Bad Dog To Perform Summer Festival Dates In Support Of John Trudell Archives Re-Release Of John Trudell's 'AKA Grafitti Man'

Songwriter Joel Rafael with John Trudell's Bad Dog band are scheduled to perform summer festival dates together in support of John Trudell Archives...


May 09, 2017, 07:00 ET Parity Partners Launches New Program to Strengthen Leadership Diversity in Financial Services and Technology

Parity Partners, a firm focused on advocacy, awareness and recruitment to close the gender and minority leadership gap in financial...


May 08, 2017, 14:06 ET Nombran a los 10 mejores voluntarios juveniles de los Estados Unidos de 2017 en la 22ª edición anual de los premios Prudential al Espíritu Comunitario

Por iniciativas de servicio comunitario que van desde apoyar a veteranos hasta proporcionar materiales escolares a niños necesitados, 10...


May 08, 2017, 14:06 ET America's top 10 youth volunteers of 2017 named at 22nd annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

For community service initiatives that range from supporting veterans to providing school supplies to kids in need, 10 students were named...


May 02, 2017, 11:29 ET Advisory: May 3, Native American Tribes Respond to National Monuments Executive Order

The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, a coalition of five sovereign Tribal Nations – Hopi, Navajo, Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute,...


May 01, 2017, 07:45 ET TransMedia Group To Represent Distinguished Native American Author, Speaker and Entertainer J. Reuben Silverbird In New Role As "Ambassador For The Environment'

TransMedia Group said it was retained to tell corporate America that it has a client for them--distinguished Native American author and orator J....


Apr 27, 2017, 09:07 ET Tucson, Ariz. Casino Retains CEO for Three More Years

Casino Del Sol, an enterprise of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, has renewed Kimberly Van Amburg's contract as chief executive officer for three more...


Apr 26, 2017, 06:00 ET Native American Company Could Pursue Billions in Federal Spending, but Needs Funding to Launch

Hozho Healthcare is a 100% Native American owned company utilizing the Federal Buy Indian Act to pursue part of the multi-billion-dollar budget of...


Apr 24, 2017, 16:01 ET Raytheon completes new $5 million warehouse at Diné facility near Farmington

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) formally opened a new $5 million, 30,000 square foot warehouse at its Diné facility on the Navajo Nation. Workers will...


Apr 24, 2017, 10:00 ET General Dynamics to Support Indian Health Service Mission Needs

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has received an award from the Indian Health Service, an...