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2014-04-11 23:02:27

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples today declared the name of Washington’s NFL team and its mascot a “hurtful reminder of past suffering of Native Americans.”* Today’s statement is being lauded by the Oneida Indian Nation, whose representative Ray Halbritter met with the UN Human Rights Committee in January regarding the Washington NFL team and the mascot they feel to be offensive, and by Executive Director of the National Congress of American...

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...

2013-12-04 08:31:31

LONGMONT, Colo., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following up on the popularity of the April 2013 Native Food Sovereignty Summit, First Nations Development Institute (First Nations), the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Oneida Nation), the Intertribal Agriculture Council and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College will jointly host the Second Annual Native Food Sovereignty Summit in Green Bay, Wisconsin, April 14 - 17, 2014. (Logo:...

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,...

2012-03-09 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...

2011-07-19 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....

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...

2009-08-24 17:27:00

VERONA, N.Y., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiger Woods, the world's No. 1 golfer, outshot an all-world foursome that included Camilo Villegas, Mike Weir and Notah Begay III to win the second annual Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation Challenge. Taking nine skins and $230,000 during the 18 holes played on Monday, Woods successfully outplayed both the field and the challenging Atunyote Golf Club course at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. The tournament raised at least $750,000 for...