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2009-08-27 15:27:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources acting Secretary John Quigley said today that the wharf areas, water access, restrooms and fountain at Point State Park in Pittsburgh will be closed for the next phase of construction beginning this week. "We remain on schedule with our complete overhaul of Point State Park as we enter these final phases of improvements to the wharf and the fountain," Quigley said. "The...

2009-05-12 07:30:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ROBK), a premier development and management company of global resort and casino properties, announces that CRT will assist in financing the development of Seneca Catskill Mountains Resort and Casino, a Class III gaming project. Seneca Nation's corporate arm, the Seneca Catskills Gaming Corporation, who previously contracted with Rotate Black as the exclusive management and development company, is now retaining...

2009-05-04 15:59:18

U.S.-led researchers say they have determined the ancestors of American Indians migrated to the New World from one ancestral Asian population. The international group of scientists said their genetic studies support virtually without exception the single ancestral population theory. The scientists, led by Noah Rosenberg of the University of Michigan, scrutinized DNA samples of people from 31 modern-day Asian populations, 19 Native American, one Greenlandic and two western Beringian...

2009-01-26 15:16:00

Contract Signifies Strategic Alliance With The Choctaw Nation Covering More Than 6,700 Devices; Players To Benefit From One Linked System LAS VEGAS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that will greatly benefit its casino customers, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has chosen Aristocrat Technologies' Oasis 360(TM) system for seven of its casino properties in Oklahoma. The contract represents a strategic partnership for Aristocrat within the state of Oklahoma. When completed, Oasis 360 will be...

2009-01-12 13:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Noting that Pennsylvania's first farmers were Native Americans, the Historical and Museum Commission is saluting those pioneering agriculturalists with an interactive booth at this year's Farm Show. The commission's "Petroglyphs of Pennsylvania" exhibit, sponsored in conjunction with the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Pennsylvania Archaeological Council, and the state Department of Transportation, features Bob Winter's Native...

2008-08-19 00:00:14

A top Republican who promoted an Atlanta fundraiser for likely GOP presidential nominee John McCain stayed away from the event, The Wall Street Journal said. Ralph Reed, the former head of the Christian Coalition and a high-profile figure in a scandal involving disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, had e-mailed friends in recent weeks touting the Monday night McCain fundraiser. However, Reed was not at the event and McCain did not mention him during his remarks, the newspaper said. McCain,...

2008-07-20 03:00:20

By The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 20--All this talk about "staycations" has me really looking forward to the beach. Lucky for me, I bought our airline tickets to Florida months ago, before the latest national travel neurosis crashed the summer vacation party. For a country founded by extreme risk takers, we're becoming alarmingly alarmist. After 9/11, well-meaning friends and acquaintances cautioned my husband and me against flying to Germany with our kids to visit family. Terrorists!...

2008-07-05 21:00:09

By Matt Gryta State Supreme Court Justice Joseph G. Makowski on Thursday upheld Buffalo's sale of a two-block portion of Fulton Street to the Seneca Nation of Indians against a challenge on environmental grounds. With a crucial federal court ruling days away on the issue of whether the Senecas can legally operate a gaming facility on the nine acres it acquired from the city, Makowski ruled the Common Council took the mandated "hard look" at all environmental issues linked to the project....

2008-06-30 21:02:35

By Andrew Rafferty William McCullough had some unfinished business to take care of before Seneca Vocational High School completed its final commencement on Sunday. The Class of 1945 graduate had to participate in the commencement ceremony. After three years attending Seneca, McCullough left the East Side school in 1944 to serve in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. He continued taking classes in the service and attended night classes when he returned home....

2008-06-25 03:02:20

By Fie, Shannon M Abstract This paper examines the exchange of Middle Woodland ceramics within the Havana region of the Hopewell Interaction Sphere. Ceramics from six lower Illinois Valley sites and samples of surrounding days are examined using neutron activation analysis. Statistical evaluation of the elemental data reveals the presence of foreign ceramics in all six site samples. The local ceramics encompass a variety of both fine and coarse wares, including several sherds initially...


Latest Native American history Reference Libraries

Lodgepole Pine, Pinus contorta
2014-04-27 08:06:16

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) is found in western North America in the upper mountains and subalpine regions of Colorado’s northern Rocky Mountains. This tree is considered to be invasive in New Zealand. This tree is also known as the shore pine, twisted pine, and contorta pine as well as black pine, scrub pine, and coast pine. The Lodgepole pine grows best between 8000 and 10,000 feet above sea level. They like to grow in well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy soils on gentle south...

Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

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