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2012-10-07 23:00:45

In response to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation´s recent healthy food and farming grant, Massage School San Diego has released a list of the best healthy crops to plant in the fall. Pine Ridge, SD (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 A group on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation recently received a $70,000 grant to advance farming and healthy food efforts for the Oglala Sioux tribe. In response, Massage School San Diego, a proponent of healthy living, raw organic foods and massage therapy schools...

2011-03-03 18:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas State Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa (D-McAllen) and Texas State Representative Beverly Woolley (R-Houston) filed legislation today to allow Texas voters to decide whether to allow slot machines at existing horse and greyhound tracks along with federally recognized Indian reservations. Both Legislators filed Joint Resolutions (HJR 111, SJR 33) that would trigger statewide constitutional amendment elections as well as the corresponding...

2011-02-14 15:23:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new statewide poll conducted by Baselice and Associates released today, 82 percent of Texas voters think the Texas Legislature should allow Texas voters to decide if slot machines at race tracks and on the three federally recognized Indian reservations should be allowed by putting it to a vote in a statewide constitutional amendment election. A large majority of Texas voters (64 percent) favor the specific proposal of allowing...

2010-12-24 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- By: Eve Schwartz Public Relations (ESPR) - Marc Victor and Mary Jo Christian went out to visit American Indian Reservations to put together an incredible Native American competition where one tribe will win a wind and solar generation system and tech school for an upcoming TV show, Dream Catcher - Search for the Ultimate Warrior (www.UltimateWarriorSearch.com). When they arrived on some reservations they discovered American Indians right here in...

2008-07-08 12:00:39

The town of Parshall and Three Affiliated Tribes last week signed a cooperative agreement to share a new water intake, treatment plant and distribution system that will serve Parshall, the reservation, the energy industry and the surrounding rural area. Lake Sakakawea's low levels in recent years has forced Parshall to extend it's existing water intake system under crisis conditions. And many living on the reservation must haul drinking water. It's important to resolve these issues, as well...

2006-02-27 17:55:00

By Laura Zuckerman MISSOULA, Montana (Reuters) - Resource-rich but job- poor American Indian tribes in the Rocky Mountain region are targeting energy development as a remedy for their economic ills. "We want to become the developer and the manager of our own resources," said Dan Belcourt, a lawyer for the Chippewa Cree Tribe in northern Montana. The push to develop Indian lands is tied to higher energy prices and provisions in the 2005 federal Energy Act for grants, low-interest loans and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.