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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. Terms of the agreement are confidential. Peabody and the Navajo Nation also recently completed a 10-year royalty reopener agreement that continues the current royalty rate for Peabody's Arizona operations and provides for bonus payments, scholarship funding and...

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....

2011-05-24 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. House of Representatives Water and Power Subcommittee and the Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee. Modeer is scheduled to testify at the hearing, and will provide information about CAP, Arizona's single largest resource for renewable Colorado River water supplies, and its...

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. The goal of this tour is to teach kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and talk about how...

2011-02-11 18:49:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An employee of the Kayenta Mine in Arizona was fatally injured this afternoon as the result of an incident between a service truck and a piece of road maintenance equipment at the Kayenta Mine. The mine was immediately shut down for a full investigation, and the appropriate tribal, state and federal officials have been contacted. The incident is under investigation by mine officials and the Mine Health and Safety Administration. We mourn the loss...

2011-02-04 16:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) announced today that inclement weather has delayed its Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico from returning to planned operating levels. The Navajo Refinery experienced a plant-wide power failure late in the day on January 26, 2011 due to an interruption in power supply from its local utility. Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel continue to work to restart...

2011-01-31 11:17:00

DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation's (NYSE: HOC) Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico experienced a plant-wide power failure late in the day on January 26, 2011 due to an interruption in power supply from its local utility. Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel work to restart certain downstream processing units. Management expects that it will take several more days to return to planned operating levels....

2010-12-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will open "R.C. Gorman: Early Prints and Drawings, 1966-1974," an exhibition of 28 drawings and lithographs by internationally renowned Navajo artist R.C. Gorman Jan. 13, 2011. The exhibition will represent his early work with the female form and the Indian "madonnas" that later brought him global acclaim. The exhibition will remain on view in the second-level Sealaska Gallery...

2010-11-12 00:00:42

This Veterans Day the Navajo Code Talkers, as part of the Navajo Code Talkers Foundation, will be participating in a number of events throughout America to tell their phenomenal stories and raise awareness of their planned museum project. (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 This Veterans Day the Navajo Code Talkers, as part of the Navajo Code Talkers Foundation, will be participating in a number of events throughout America to tell their phenomenal stories and raise awareness of their planned...

2010-10-26 16:07:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy has earned two environmental honors from the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the Kentucky Coal Association for the company's restoration of about 850 acres near Wheatcroft, Ky., that has resulted in the creation of pasture for livestock, and thriving habitats for fish and wildlife. The Department of Natural Resources 2010 Commissioner's Award of Excellence in Reclamation recognizes Peabody's outstanding work to restore the former...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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