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2014-09-16 08:29:59

LONGMONT, Colo., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has released a new report titled "Grantmaking in Indian Country: Trends from the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative" that, among other findings, reveals a large gap between dollars needed for essential Indian Country food projects and the actual funding available for those projects. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140212/DC63440LOGO That "unmet need" conclusion is...

2014-07-28 23:03:49

Premier golfers are chipping in to help raise awareness and funding to address health and wellness concerns facing Native American communities during the annual event held at the award-winning Upstate New York resort. Verona, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The Oneida Indian Nation today announced that golf legend Tiger Woods and an incredible field of accompanying PGA TOUR players will be teeing up with four-time PGA TOUR winner and golf analyst Notah Begay III for the seventh annual Notah...

2014-06-24 12:25:28

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will also unveil its new online training initiative for Native American businesses WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Native American business leaders are in Washington, D.C. this week for the Reservation Economic Summit (RES D.C.) hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center). The conference is the National Center's first in Washington, D.C. and brings together tribal...

2014-06-16 09:18:08

Stanford University Medical Center The first large-scale, comprehensive analysis of the genomic diversity of Mexico — led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the University of California-San Francisco and the Mexican National Institute of Genomic Medicine — has identified a dazzling mosaic of genotypes and population substructures across the country. Some groups are as genetically different from one another as Europeans are from East Asians. The study,...

2014-06-14 16:20:10

With support of Native American groups, the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ calls for more than 40,000 local church members in D.C. region to boycott Washington football team and merchandise. NEWARK, Del., June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ passed a resolution at its annual meeting Saturday, June 14, pressuring the National Football League and the Washington Redskins franchise to change the team name...

2014-06-13 12:27:42

In the news release, Think Finance Contributes to Program Providing Virtual Mentoring to Students in Native American Communities, Encourages College Success in Indian Country, issued 13-Jun-2014 by Think Finance over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there are updates to the release. The complete, corrected release follows: Think Finance Contributes to Program Providing Virtual Mentoring to Students in Native American Communities, Encourages College Success in Indian Country...

2014-06-13 12:27:21

-Contribution Highlights Commitment to Indian Country in Advance of First Presidential Visit in 15 Years- FORT WORTH, Texas, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Finance today announced a $60,000 donation in the name of three Native American tribes to fund a pilot program that will help students in Indian country go to and succeed in college. Think Finance is the nation's leading provider of cutting edge analytics and technology services for licensed lenders meeting the needs of...

2014-05-13 12:35:06

Minorities form united front against racism in NBA and NFL sports clubs. WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the appalling comments declared by Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, it's worth noting that the same level of racism, bigotry, and hatred survives in the National Football League (NFL). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110325/MM71964LOGO "It's commendable that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded in...

2014-04-28 23:05:57

Oneida Indian Nation member and 71-year-old retiree Ray Fougnier will compete in the worldwide powerlifting championship in South Africa this June, with his travel being sponsored by the Nation. Though Fougnier joined the sport late in life, he has already achieved great success and hopes to inspire the Native American community, and children in particular, to embrace fitness and health. Oneida Nation Homelands, NY (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The Oneida Indian Nation today announced that its...

2014-04-24 08:30:42

WATERSMEET, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facing the harshest winter on record, skyrocketing propane prices and some of its members choosing between food and heat, the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is the subject of a new documentary short which takes viewers on a journey to one of the most geographically-isolated areas of the United States in a compelling story of survival.Frozen Homeland, (available at MYNAFSA.org) created by award-winning...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.