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2014-06-30 23:13:10

Ray Fougnier won overall silver for his division and medaled in each of the three powerlifting events at the 2014 International Powerlifting Federation Championships in South Africa this month. Fougnier, whose travel was sponsored by the Oneida Indian Nation, grew up on the Nation’s homelands in central New York and hopes his powerlifting success will help inspire Native Americans, particularly children, to embrace exercise and healthy living. Oneida Nation Homelands (NY) (PRWEB) June...

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...

2014-04-28 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...

2014-02-28 23:24:30

Have you ever wondered what happens to the half-empty bottles of hotel shampoo and bars of soap you use? Through a new partnership with Clean the World, Turning Stone Resort Casino in Central New York is now reusing and recycling them to help prevent fatal diseases in developing regions and to reduce landfill waste. Oneida Nation Homelands (NY) (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Turning Stone Resort Casino has announced its innovative new approach to disposing of the hotel’s hundreds of...

2013-11-19 23:22:42

For the second consecutive year, Skaná Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino was named among the world’s Best Casino Spas and Best Spas for Golf. The recognition for excellence came in the prestigious 2013 SpaFinder Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice Category Awards. Oneida Nation Homelands (NY) (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The luxurious Skaná Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Central New York recently took top honors in the 2013 SpaFinder Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice...

2011-07-19 15:45:00

Film to Shoot in Central New York This Fall Project Attracts A-list Production Team ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The history of how American Indians are portrayed in the mainstream culture is about to change. The Oneida Indian Nation has greenlit its first theatrical feature film; it was announced today by Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative and CEO of Nation Enterprises. FIRST ALLIES tells the true story of the Oneidas, one of...

2011-01-10 10:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne Sobel will serve as the Managing Director. She has spent her career in media and publishing, most recently working with her firm for clients such as The French Culinary Institute, The Richline Group, a Berkshire Hathaway company, and most recently, the Oneida Indian Nation. Sobel joined Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in 1991 and served in various roles throughout her tenure, including Executive Vice President of Ad Sales and Marketing....

2010-11-08 05:00:00

NEW YORK and ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oneida Indian Nation, the first ally of the United States, and HELP USA, one of the nation's leading homeless advocacy organizations, today announced a strategic partnership leveraging these powerful organizations in the spirit of unity and giving. HELP USA and the Oneida Indian Nation will join forces and pledge to support all who live in America who are fearful of job and home loss, and empower them with resources to...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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