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2012-05-17 06:26:11

Completion is expected by late spring 2013 PITTSBURGH, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extensive renovations and improvements to the fountain at Point State Park in Pittsburgh are on track and even slightly ahead of schedule after mild winter weather, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard J. Allan said today. The $9.6 million project, the fountain's first major overhaul in almost 40 years, is supported by a combination of state investments and...

2012-05-17 06:23:21

NEW YORK, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What does it mean to be Hispanic? This Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET, the season finale of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the PBS television series that explores issues of race and identity through the genealogy of some of America's best-known personalities, seeks to answer that question. Through the family histories of actors Michelle Rodriguez and Adrian Grenier, and Linda Chavez -- an author, syndicated newspaper...

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...

2012-03-23 02:22:29

Finding Your Roots builds on the success of African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America, journeying deep into the ancestry of remarkable individuals Harry Connick, Jr., Robert Downey, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, Branford Marsalis, Condoleezza Rice, Michelle Rodriguez, Barbara Walters, and many other well-known names learn long-lost secrets from their family histories. NEW YORK, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The basic drive to discover who we are and...

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...

2012-02-28 15:28:00

Onondaga Nation seeks justice and honoring of treaties despite courts, Doctrine of Discovery WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Onondaga Nation's lawyers filed the appeal of the 2010 dismissal of their Land Rights Action to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City today, but Onondaga and other Haudenosaunee leaders chose Washington D.C. to announce the filing, bringing with them the original wampum belt U.S. President George Washington commissioned...

2012-02-27 08:43:00

Onondaga Nation seeks justice and honoring of treaties despite courts, Doctrine of Discovery WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 28, 2012, Onondaga Nation and other Haudenosaunee leaders will bring to Washington D.C. the wampum belt U.S. President George Washington commissioned for the Haudenosaunee to commemorate the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua. They will use it to remind the American government and people of their treaty obligations, which have yet to...

2012-02-14 14:31:00

BELCOURT, N.D., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The State District Court in Colorado gave sovereign immunity a big win today in their ruling of Cash Advance v State of Colorado. Following the ruling, Merle St. Claire, the tribal chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, North Dakota, and chairman of the Native American Lending Alliance board issued the following statement: "Despite aggressive legal actions by the Colorado Attorney General, the Court ruled today to affirm...

2011-12-21 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of the nation's leading experts on the Native 8(a) program testified before Michigan's Senate Economic Development Committee on December 14, 2011 about the importance of Native 8(a) as part of the state's "Reinventing Michigan" initiative. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111221/DC26298LOGO )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110325/MM71964LOGO ) The Small Business Administration's (SBA's) 8(a) Business...

2011-12-01 13:22:00

Dancing, Singing and Drumming Performances Honor the Wisconsin Tribe's Heritage WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian celebrates Menominee Nation Cultural Day, with traditional song, dance, drumming and storytelling Saturday, Dec. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For thousands of years, the Menominee tribe has made its home in the region now known as Wisconsin, as well as parts of Michigan and Illinois, where it once...


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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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