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2010-08-04 11:03:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless Grids Corporation (WGC) and RJE International, located in the Seneca Nation of Indians Cattaraugus Territory, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to undertake product trials of Wireless Grids Corporation's software products. Initial target markets for WGC and RJE include hotels and gaming loyalty programs and promotions. WGC products powered by WGC's proprietary Magic Mirror(TM) platform enable communities of people and...

2010-06-11 16:35:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Nation of Indians President Barry E. Snyder Sr. today urged Governor Paterson to keep his promise to the Nation regarding rational dialogue on any and all proposals on taxing of Native American tobacco products. "In light of today's report, which calls for collection of sales tax on our products, we want to remind the governor of his pledge for an ongoing, rational dialogue on this critical issue," President Snyder said. "This,...

2010-05-28 12:48:00

CHEROKEE, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cherokee, N.C. has a colorful history that springs to life in the summer months and extends through the fall. From one of the longest running outdoor dramas in the nation to a festival with the finest in native dance, art and culture, it's time to save the date for interactive historical adventures. "There is so much to see and do in our cultural district all year long, but in the summertime we have special programs and activities that...

2010-05-18 18:16:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Madeleine and T. Boone Pickens will host a celebration of America's Heritage at The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Independence Avenue Southwest & 6th St SW (Entrance to event on Maryland Avenue between 3rd and Independence) on May 20th, 2010 at 7:00PM. The event promises to be one of the most exciting evenings of the season attended by more than 350 guests including some of the most prominent Native American tribal...

2010-04-01 08:03:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Nation President Barry E. Snyder Sr. called today's signing of the PACT (Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking) Act a "deliberate betrayal" of all Native Americans. "The President of the United States invited Native American leaders to Washington D.C. in November and looked us in the eye as a sign of good faith in his pledge to protect federal treaties," Snyder said. "Now four months later he has betrayed that promise." "In...

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...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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