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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...

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...

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...


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