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2014-06-14 16:20:10

With support of Native American groups, the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ calls for more than 40,000 local church members in D.C.

2014-06-13 12:27:42

In the news release, Think Finance Contributes to Program Providing Virtual Mentoring to Students in Native American Communities, Encourages College Success in Indian Country, issued 13-Jun-2014

2014-06-13 12:27:21

-Contribution Highlights Commitment to Indian Country in Advance of First Presidential Visit in 15 Years- FORT WORTH, Texas, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Finance today announced

2014-06-10 12:27:23

CORNING, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 9th at 6 am, the Paskenta Tribal Council began physically closing the Rolling Hills Casino.

2014-06-05 23:01:51

Cherokee Company to Support $300M Contract Tulsa, Okla.

2014-06-04 12:26:27

NC GOP Convention to be Held at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort June 6-8, 2014 CHEROKEE, N.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

2014-05-31 08:20:22

CHEROKEE, N.C., May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians joined 12 members of the Cherokee Nation from Oklahoma in the annual 950-mile, "Remember the

2014-05-22 20:20:33

Huron Acquires American Auto Auction Group, LLC DETROIT, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huron Capital Partners ("Huron") today announced the formation of an auto remarketing services

2014-05-14 00:21:34

SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights presented Redding Rancheria Tribal leadership and Win-River Resort and Casino management with Smokefree Business

2014-05-13 23:01:05

Cherokee Nation’s Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Company to Support S-333 Helicopter Stilwell, OK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Cherokee Nation Industries,


Latest History of North America Reference Libraries

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Mesa Verde National Park
2013-04-24 15:47:49

Mesa Verde National Park is located in the state of Colorado in the United States. The park contains 52,485 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the basket maker and pueblo peoples, also known as the Anasazi tribe. In 1868, the American government made a treaty with the Ute tribe that established the area west of the Continental Divide as belonging to the Ute people. A new treaty was established in 1873 that decreased the Ute’s land to a strip that...

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