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2012-05-27 23:00:20

Intertribal Summit to Bring Native Youth Leaders Together for Summer Meeting Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 San Manuel Band of Mission Indians sponsors Futures for Children High School Youth Leadership Summit at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, June 4-8, 2012. Each year Futures for Children´s Youth Leadership Program culminates with life-changing summits. At the Youth Leadership Summit, American Indian children get intensive training in leadership, communication, and...

2012-04-14 23:00:32

Futures for Children Middle School Youth Leadership Summit for American Indian children will take place at the Cross Bar X Youth Ranch in Durango, Colorado from May 3 through May 6, 2012. This summit is made possible thanks to the generous support of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Because of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians´ lead sponsorship, Futures for Children has also successfully completed the Elementary School Summit in March at Crow Canyon Archeological Center, and looks...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Futures for Children is pleased to announce that the Elementary School Youth Leadership Summit for American Indian children will take place at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado from March 9 through March 11. This summit along with two additional summits in May and June 2012 are made possible thanks to the generous support by San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Futures for Children is pleased to announce that the Elementary...

2010-02-05 13:52:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Tribal Business Alliance (CTBA) released a study today concerning the state revenue impacts of internet poker in California. It can easily be downloaded in full on its website at www.caltba.org. The study was conducted by Mike Genest, the former Director of the California Department of Finance. In the seven-page letter, Genest estimates the revenue that California could derive from a proposal that is currently being discussed in...

2009-08-06 16:22:00

SACREMENTO, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The seven member tribes of the California Tribal Business Alliance today lauded Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature on SB 670 (Wiggins), which would put an immediate moratorium on instream motorized suction dredge gold mining. The California Tribal Business Alliance and the Karuk Tribe sponsored the legislation, which would put a temporary moratorium on the controversial mining practice until an environmental impact report assessing its...

2008-08-01 18:00:17

Tribal government representatives of the Barona Band of Mission Indians, the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and representatives from the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee, have come together to help the City of San Diego fight fires. As part of the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund, the group has awarded the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) $177,898 to help purchase a portable live fire training unit, which was...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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