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2011-12-23 19:00:00

Futures for Children is pleased to announce the expansion of its Youth Leadership program to Cheyenne and Arapaho country. For the first time in almost 44 years ago, Futures for Children is working beyond its service area, and working with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 Futures for Children is pleased to announce the expansion of its Youth Leadership program to Cheyenne and Arapaho country. For the first time in almost 44...

2011-11-05 07:00:00

Futures for Children holds its first Native Jam Night on Thursday, November 10th (6pm to 10 pm â“ Mountain Standard Time) at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The spectacular evening will be filled with great music provided by Native Roots, Plateros, Saving Damsels and Shelley Morningsong. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) November 05, 2011 Futures for Children holds its first Native Jam Night on Thursday, November 10th (6pm to 10 pm...

2011-09-19 13:00:00

Nokero International will attend the United Nations Private Sector Forum Sept. 20, 2011. As part of the event, Nokero will commit to working with indigenous leaders and Eagle Energy to bring universal access to solar energy to the approximately 18,000 families living without electricity on the Navajo Nation New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Nokero International will join United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other leaders in government and sustainable energy at the United...

2011-07-14 11:11:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly-elected Tribal Council of the Seminole Tribe of Florida announced today its continued support and confidence in the senior management of Seminole Gaming, Seminole HR Holdings, LLC and Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of Hard Rock International. The Tribal Council further confirmed its continued support of the existing operating agreements for the companies as well as certain equity interests of senior...

2011-06-07 15:33:00

Events Include Free Outdoor Concerts, Tribal Festivals and Cooking Demonstrations WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian announces the 2011 schedule for its sixth annual concert and festival series promoting Native musicians, films, performers and artists from across the Western Hemisphere. This summer the museum hosts the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Siletz Tribe of Oregon during festivals that celebrate each...

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...

2010-11-08 09:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost a million students will visit historic Plimoth Plantation in a little over a week, and thanks to technology, not one of them will leave the classroom. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO) Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, will host a live virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass., on...

2010-10-22 20:36:00

PECHANGA INDIAN RESERVATION, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians today hosted a team shoot-around for the back-to-back NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers at the tribe's new recreation center. The Lakers stopped at Pechanga following their Thursday night game against the Golden State Warriors in San Diego. They held their pre-game shoot-around at the tribe's recreation center before heading to Ontario for their final exhibition game. Nearly 300 members of...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'