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2013-11-13 16:25:28

CLINTON, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The legitimacy of self-proclaimed "civil rights" activist, Ray Halbritter, who has been publicly seeking to have the Redskins name changed, has been called into question by documents obtained by full-blooded Oneida Indian, Melvin Phillips. Phillips claims that Halbritter has hijacked the Oneida culture to serve his own interests. In this public video, in his own words, Halbritter describes his leadership role as, "He who has the gold,...

2012-05-23 23:00:28

Premium Verizon retailer opens new store, invests in the future of local economy Oneida, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Cellular Sales, the nation´s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer recently announced the grand opening of a new store at 1067 Oneida Plaza Dr., in Oneida. “Cellular Sales is proud to announce the opening of our newest store in the Oneida area,” said Luke Fletcher, regional director of Cellular Sales. “The New York market has been very hospitable to...

2012-03-09 08:53:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oneida Nation Enterprises CEO and Oneida Nation Representative, Ray Halbritter, announced the launch of a dynamic multi-cultural business, consisting of the MyDreamCatcher aggregated advertising network, a one-stop shop for multi-cultural media buyers targeting audiences by ethnicity and interest; MyDreamCatcher.com, a personal portal that allows people to identify their core areas of interest and create their dream page by aggregating sites in Spanish...

2011-09-20 11:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sodexo Foundation is making space around the table for a returning partner in the fight against hunger. Oneida Ltd., one of the world's largest tabletop suppliers to the consumer and foodservice industries, has announced its commitment to increase the Company's existing support to the Sodexo Foundation during Hunger Action Month. Oneida will donate one dollar to the Sodexo Foundation for every new fan added to Oneida's Facebook page...

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...

2011-01-06 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ray Halbritter, Nation Representative and CEO of the Oneida Nation, announces the evolution of Indian Country Today Media Network, the first ever all-inclusive media network for Native Americans. The fully developed Indian Country Today Media Network (ICTMN) is the premier portal for Indian Country and the go-to destination for all things indigenous. The various platforms upon launch will include www.Indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com and a weekly...

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...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to be selected as the technology provider for Wisconsin's Oneida Nation Tribe of Indians Enterprise. Oneida Nation has selected the MICROS 9700 Hospitality Management System (HMS) to centrally manage its vast business operations through the Oneida Nation Information Technology Department....

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Gregory, Traci VERONA - Including Gov. David Paterson and National Grid, more than a few groups have filed lawsuits to block the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) from placing nearly 13,004 acres of Oneida Indian Nation-owned land into federal trust. On May 20, the DOI announced its decision to place the land into federal trust, a move that would eliminate state and local taxes on and regulation of that land. Information about the DOI's decision is online at...

2008-07-02 12:00:43

By Gale Courey Toensing, Indian Country Today, Oneida, N.Y. Jul. 2--ALBANY, N.Y. -- A cluster of lawsuits have been filed challenging the Interior Department's final decision to take into trust 13,004 acres of the Oneida Indian Nation's 300,000-acre ancestral homeland. On June 19, Gov. David A. Paterson and Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo jointly announced that the governor, the counties of Oneida and Madison, and the state of New York had filed a lawsuit in federal court to...