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2010-03-17 18:16:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seneca Nation of Indians today denounced the U.S. House of Representatives approval of the PACT (Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking) Act as a blatant attack on Native American Treaty Rights. If signed into law by President Obama, the PACT Act will bar Native American tobacco businesses from using the U.S. Postal Service for shipment of their products. Loss of that critical distribution channel will cripple the Seneca tobacco...

2010-03-10 11:57:51

From the time of the Crusades to the modern day, war refugees have struggled to integrate into their new communities.  They are often economically impoverished and socially isolated, which results in increased conflict, systematic violence and warfare, within and between communities as the new immigrants interact with and compete with the previously established inhabitants. Now, University of Missouri researcher Todd VanPool believes pottery found throughout the North American Southwest...

2010-02-24 06:40:00

KAUKAUNA, Wis., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new science fiction novel, "The Manifest Destiny: Operation: Clean Slate" (published by iUniverse), masterful author Joshua Thomas Mischler transports readers to a future alternate Earth, where invisible dimensional portals exist that allow beings from other worlds to visit and a diabolical plot threatens the very existence of the human race. In this parallel world, a private intelligence organization created a device known as the...

2009-11-23 14:10:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Nation President Barry E. Snyder said today that Senate Judiciary Committee members have overreacted by approving S. 1147, the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act (PACT Act). If the PACT Act becomes law, there will be significant economic harm to the Seneca Nation, its members, member enterprises and the Western New York Economy. "At a time of record unemployment in Western New York, Phillip Morris and the Senate Judiciary...

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2009-11-05 09:30:00

Archaeologists find De Soto artifacts in Georgia Archaeologists at Atlanta's Fernbank Museum of Natural History have discovered unprecedented evidence that helps map Hernando de Soto's journey through the Southeast in 1540. No evidence of De Soto's path between Tallahassee and North Carolina has been found until now, and few sites have been located anywhere. Fernbank's Curator of Native American Archaeology, Dennis Blanton, has amassed an impressive collection of objects that reveal a...

2009-10-27 15:38:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- J.C. Seneca, a tribal councilor and co-chairman of the Seneca Nation Foreign Relations Committee, and Robert Odawi Porter, Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, appeared today before the State Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations. The hearing, held at Borough of Manhattan Community College, focused on the issue of whether New York State has the right to collect taxes on Native American tobacco sales within its borders. Addressing the...

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...


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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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