Quantcast

Latest Navajo tribe Stories

2010-09-30 02:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Refill Energy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: REFG), a Salt Lake City-based green energy technology firm that converts bio-mass into synthesis gas, announced that in September, 2010, Refill Energy, met with Navajo Nation Council members at tribal headquarters in Window Rock, Arizona, to discuss Refill's patented gasification technology and its potential for generating "clean electricity" from Navajo Reservation coal deposits. The Navajo Nation has immediate...

2010-09-28 13:44:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy has earned a major environmental honor from the leading organization of land restoration scientists in North America. The National Association of State Land Reclamationists presented Peabody with its Outstanding Reclamation Award in recognition of achievements at the company's Cottage Grove Mine near Equality, Ill., where Peabody re-established areas of prime farmland, highly productive cropland and wildlife habitat. The honor...

2010-09-17 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major new exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC highlights its young but rich collection of contemporary Native American art. "Vantage Point" features significant works by 25 established and emerging artists from across the United States and Canada and from Colombia, in media ranging from paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture to video projection and mixed-media installation. These...

2010-08-20 11:28:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy today announced the company has earned the 2010 Illinois Land Reclamation Award in the coal category from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Mines and Minerals. The honor recognizes Peabody's Cottage Grove Mine near Equality, Ill., for re-establishing areas of prime farmland, highly productive cropland and wildlife habitat in Saline and Gallatin counties in Southern Illinois. "Peabody's leadership in...

2010-06-17 11:11:00

DENVER, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The 21st annual Old West Show brings together 200 dealers from across the country selling their best Western art, antiques, apparel, jewelry, furnishings, cowboy gear, historic firearms, books, boots and more. In addition to merchants, there will be book signings, museum exhibits, and live demonstrations by Navajo Master Weaver Mary H. Yazzie. Other special guests and exhibitors continue to be added. A Friday night art-walk in Denver's LoDo arts district...

2010-06-15 08:00:00

SYMBOL - DTL.P VANCOUVER, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Dauntless Capital Corp. (TSX-V:DTL.P) ("Dauntless") is pleased to announce that it has received three National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") compliant technical reports (the "Technical Reports") covering the Crownpoint and Hosta Butte properties (the "Properties") located in the Grants Uranium District of McKinley County, New Mexico, USA. Dauntless has proposed to option the Properties...

771c10a94a4108ff103995afb1ae940d1
2010-03-24 09:50:00

A new species of plant-eating dinosaur has been discovered in the Navajo Sandstone region of Utah, where it apparently had been buried by a collapsing sand dune, researchers announced on Tuesday. According to a March 23 University of Utah press release, the nearly complete skeleton is of a plant-eater that lived approximately 185 million years ago. It was discovered in 2004, excavated in 2005, and is the topic of research published in PLoS ONE, the online journal produced of the Public...

2010-03-08 14:35:00

Program Will Include Paid Internship Program for Students WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced a new internship program that will employ students part-time to conduct intensive outreach efforts with Native Americans and their families whose work in the uranium industry during the Cold War benefited the United States but exposed them to radiation and may entitle them to compensation under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). The...

2010-03-06 14:50:00

DALLAS, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) today provided a further update regarding the previously announced tank fire at its subsidiary's Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. In addition to the one fatality confirmed on March 2, 2010, the Company sadly reports one additional confirmed fatality. As previously announced, the fire also resulted in serious injuries to two other employees of the contracting firm that was performing work on the new tank. The...

2010-03-03 12:44:00

DALLAS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) today provided an update regarding the fire that occurred yesterday in a new asphalt tank that was under construction at its subsidiary's Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. The Company is saddened to report that there was one confirmed fatality and one person remains missing and is assumed to be a second fatality. The fire also resulted in serious injuries to two of the contractor's employees. David Lamp,...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin