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2014-04-01 12:32:00

TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - To foster better understanding of Aboriginal issues in Canada's major media and community outlets,

2014-03-27 23:26:32

Marilyn Suey to Lead Consultative Wealth Management and Retirement Plan Expansion San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Yerba Buena Financial Partners,

2014-03-24 08:24:30

High-definition digital network preserves the Chickasaw culture and highlights the contributions of the Chickasaw people ADA, Okla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chickasaw Nation

2014-03-18 20:22:13

CHEROKEE, N.C., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work began on the new $75 million Cherokee Indian Hospital today as tribal leaders broke ground on the 150-thousand square foot facility.

2014-03-06 12:26:49

First time collaborations to improve the cancer experience for patients in rural, remote and isolated communities TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, partners from across

Native American Cahokia Was The Country's First 'Melting Pot'
2014-03-04 12:40:25

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered new evidence that establishes a Native American city as America’s first “melting pot.” Previously, researchers believed this city consisted..

2014-02-20 12:22:55

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seminole Energy Services, LLC (Seminole), announced today its board of managers has appointed Mark Leland as a new member.

2014-01-29 23:03:24

Grogan Graffam attorney appointed Trustee of the Seneca Valley Foundation Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 29, 2014

2014-01-23 12:25:27

LANSING, Mich., Jan.

2014-01-14 23:23:46

Ancient Anasazi Also Disappeared Due to Short-Sighted Water Policy Says Author CD Shelton on the Sharon Kleyne Hour. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 14, 2014


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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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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