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2011-08-01 11:22:00

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation (SFNTC) has entered its fourth year of support for Native higher education with the American Indian College Fund by awarding $155,000 for Native student scholarships. Ten Native Teacher Preparation Scholarships will be awarded under the program for $4,000 each. To qualify, students must be American Indians attending a tribal college and studying to be a teacher or education paraprofessional....

2011-03-21 16:41:27

Study has important implications to how "sensitive" landscapes are to land-use and farming strategies A new study by Baylor University geology researchers shows that Native Americans' land use nearly a century ago produced a widespread impact on the eastern North American landscape and floodplain development several hundred years prior to the arrival of major European settlements. The study appears on-line in the journal Geology. Researchers attribute early colonial land-use practices, such...

2011-03-10 10:22:00

DENVER, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long before gold brought pioneers to Colorado in 1858, the territory was home to a wide number of Native American tribes. This spring and summer, visitors can get a new look at Old West history at a variety of special events that range from authentic Indian powwows to world class exhibitions of Native American artworks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DC62903) (Logo:...

2011-01-04 07:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking exhibition exploring the shared history between African and Native Americans will open at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art on Feb. 12, 2011. Red/Black: Related Through History includes an object-based exhibition on the subject, created by the Eiteljorg Museum, and the Smithsonian's traveling panel show, Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas. (Photo:...

2010-12-24 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- By: Eve Schwartz Public Relations (ESPR) - Marc Victor and Mary Jo Christian went out to visit American Indian Reservations to put together an incredible Native American competition where one tribe will win a wind and solar generation system and tech school for an upcoming TV show, Dream Catcher - Search for the Ultimate Warrior (www.UltimateWarriorSearch.com). When they arrived on some reservations they discovered American Indians right here in...

2010-11-14 00:14:06

Payton Bordley, Director of Native American Programs for TrekDesk Treadmill Desks announces the firm's first cooperative program aimed at re-introducing movement and improving the health of Native Americans. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus) November 13, 2010 TrekDesk Treadmill Desks' director of Native American Programs, Payton Bordley, announced today a cooperative program with the Skokomish Tribal Health Clinic in Washington State aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of sedentary lifestyles in...

2010-11-08 00:00:45

Sedentary lifestyles present a tremendous challenge to the health of American citizens. Diabetes projections from the NIH over the next four decades are alarming however in Native American communities this dire future already exists. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus) November 7, 2010 Last week the National Institutes of Health announced that within four decades 1/3 of U.S. adults will develop diabetes in their lifetime. This alarming statistic pales in comparison to the potential devastation within...


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