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2011-11-05 07:00:00

Futures for Children holds its first Native Jam Night on Thursday, November 10th (6pm to 10 pm – Mountain Standard Time) at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2011-10-15 16:30:00

Futures for Children launches its inaugural national campaign for Chefs 4 Futures for Children on October 15 and 16, 2011.

2011-09-19 13:00:00

Nokero International will attend the United Nations Private Sector Forum Sept. 20, 2011.

2011-08-11 05:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NOVA Corporation, a leading information technology company with offices in Window Rock, Ariz., Albuquerque, N.M., Chambersburg, Pa., Columbia, Md., and owned by the Navajo Nation, is breaking new ground.

2011-08-04 10:00:00

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navajo Nation, Peabody Energy, Salt River Project and Southern California Edison today announced they have reached a settlement agreement on the 1999 Navajo royalty litigation.

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.

2011-06-10 11:00:00

PHOENIX, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokers' lives are organized around their nicotine addiction.

2011-06-07 15:33:00

Events Include Free Outdoor Concerts, Tribal Festivals and Cooking Demonstrations WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian announces the 2011 schedule for its sixth annual concert and festival series promoting Native musicians, films, performers and artists from across the Western Hemisphere.

2011-05-24 13:54:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Arizona Project (CAP) Board of Directors President Pam Pickard and General Manager David Modeer will represent CAP today at a joint hearing of the U. S.

2011-05-11 00:00:29

Drugs Make You Un-Smarter authors, Jill Vanderwood and fifteen-year-old Savanna Peterson hit the road this summer to encourage kids to make a commitment to live drug and alcohol free lives. (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Drugs Make You Un-Smarter author Jill Vanderwood and her sixteen-year-old granddaughter and co-author, Savanna Peterson hit the road this summer to begin a Drug-Free Commitment Tour.

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2014-10-16 11:48:23

The Navajo-Churro, also known as the Churro, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in North America. The breed’s origin began when Native American tribes, including the Hopi and the Navajo, acquired Spanish Churra sheep from explorers during the 1500’s and bred them with Jacob sheep. The breed was given a new name, the Churro sheep, by frontiersmen and although the breed was important to Native American culture, the United States government nearly decimated the breed by sponsoring...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.