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Aug 15, 2019, 21:46 ET Gross & Klein LLP: Three Former Officials Plead Guilty to Embezzling Millions of Dollars from the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians and Related Tax Fraud, Admitting the Existence of Decade-Long Conspiracy to Steal from the Tribe

Three former officials of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians pled guilty to engaging in conspiracy to embezzle millions of dollars from the Tribe...


Aug 15, 2019, 07:58 ET Downstream Development Authority Announces Extension of Consent Solicitation Relating to its 10.500% Senior Secured Notes Due 2023

Downstream Development Authority of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma (O-Gah-Pah) ("Downstream") today announced that it has extended the expiration time...


Aug 13, 2019, 15:45 ET Diocese of Gallup, Knights of Columbus, and Southwest Indian Foundation Break Ground on New St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine

As part of a new partnership, the Diocese of Gallup, Knights of Columbus, and Southwest Indian Foundation broke ground on a new shrine to honor St....


Aug 08, 2019, 06:00 ET Canada Goose Issues Call for Inuit Designers for Project Atigi

Next wave of Social Entrepreneurship program looks to expand opportunities in the North TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Canada Goose (NYSE/TSX:...


Aug 05, 2019, 16:10 ET Scientific Games Powers Tribal Sportsbook Launch in New York State with Oneida Indian Nation

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games") and the Oneida Indian Nation have launched a sportsbook offering across two New York ...


Aug 05, 2019, 14:22 ET Frist Art Museum Presents Groundbreaking Exhibition "Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists" September 27, 2019-January 12, 2020

The Frist Art Museum presents Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists, the first major museum exhibition exclusively devoted to Native women...


Jul 30, 2019, 10:58 ET Whirlpool Corporation named a leading company on 2019 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Whirlpool Corporation is recognized among the top companies engaging in effective practices of diversity and inclusion on the 2019 Diversity Best...


Jul 29, 2019, 00:01 ET Common Sense Media Announces Summer 2019 Common Sense Seal Honorees for TV

Common Sense Media's announcement of the latest TV shows that offer exceptional media content for families highlights shows that cut across race,...


Jul 23, 2019, 15:16 ET Celebrity Slots Launches Peterific Slots

Celebrity Slots is launching its highly anticipated game, Peterific Slots. Peterific Slots is a unique social-gaming app, featuring Peter Madrigal,...


Jul 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Utah Court Filing Fails to Contest Independent Expert Findings on Alaska's Bokan Rare Earth Mine

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. ("Ucore") has failed to contest findings related to the Bokan Mountain rare earth element deposit in Alaska ("Bokan Mine")...


Jul 17, 2019, 09:01 ET Namely's Second Annual Workplace Diversity Report Reveals Improvement, But Finds Continued Gap in Pay Across Industries

Namely, a leading HR platform for mid-sized companies, today published its annual Workplace Diversity Report, which sheds light on whether mid-market ...


Jul 16, 2019, 15:27 ET Knowmatix: An Online Educational Platform for the Cryptocurrency Industry

Knowmatix is an online, in-depth educational platform providing the fundamentals and practical skills necessary to become successful in the...


Jul 15, 2019, 10:42 ET Shegerian & Associates: Natural Hair Included In Protected Classifications

On Wednesday, July 3, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that legally protects people in workplaces and K-12 public schools from discrimination ...


Jul 15, 2019, 01:51 ET 黑人市長們對特朗普政府發聲

African American Mayors Association(非洲裔美國人市長協會,簡稱「AAMA」)慶祝美國最高法院要求美國商務部在2020年人口普查中去除國籍問題的決定,將不會受到特朗普政府(Trump Administration)的挑戰。...


Jul 15, 2019, 00:17 ET 黑人市长们喊话特朗普政府

African American Mayors Association(非洲裔美国人市长协会,简称"AAMA")庆祝美国最高法院要求美国商务部在2020年人口普查中去除国籍问题的决定,将不会受到特朗普政府(Trump Administration)的挑战。...


Jul 12, 2019, 20:49 ET Los alcaldes afroamericanos piden al gobierno de Trump no eludir a la Suprema Corte en el caso de la pregunta sobre ciudadanía en el Censo

La Asociación de Alcaldes Afroamericanos (African American Mayors Association, AAMA) celebra que el gobierno de Trump no desafíe la resolución de la...


Jul 12, 2019, 18:29 ET Black Mayors to Trump Admin: Do Not Circumvent the Supreme Court on the Census Citizenship Question

The African American Mayors Association celebrates that the Supreme Court's decision requiring the Department of Commerce to remove the citizenship...


Jul 10, 2019, 05:00 ET Renowned Native Artists Exhibit at Shiprock

Shiprock Santa Fe, Santa Fe's internationally beloved destination for Native American art and antiques, is pleased to announce a series of openings...


Jul 03, 2019, 17:45 ET Fourth Circuit Court Of Appeals Reverses District Court Ruling, Issuing Major Victory To Lac Vieux Desert Tribe And Native American Sovereign Rights

In a major decision hailed as a victory for the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and for Native American sovereign rights, the ...


Jul 02, 2019, 14:41 ET Muskogee Technology Named 2019 Top 10 Machine Tool Solutions Provider by Manufacturing Technology Insights Magazine

Manufacturing Technology Insights, recently featured Muskogee Technology (MT) as one of their Top 10 Machine Tool Solution Providers in their May...


Jun 28, 2019, 09:00 ET BlackBerry to Help Modernize Canada's Indigenous People's Technology Infrastructure in Collaboration with Forrest Green and Microsoft

Today at the Indigenous Technology Summit, BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) announced it is helping Indigenous communities across Canada deploy ...


Jun 27, 2019, 18:15 ET Seattle Foundation's and Philanthropy Northwest's Census Outreach Efforts Invest $1.5 Million to Support Hard-to-Count Communities in Washington State

While the Supreme Court's ruling today delays a decision on the inclusion of a citizenship question in United States Census 2020, two coalitions...


Jun 26, 2019, 10:00 ET Royal Canadian Mint issues coin minted of pure Nunavut gold in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Canada's newest territory

The coin is entirely Arctic, from its design to its metal content OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:00 ET CMSI and CIEE Release Report Exploring Study Abroad Experiences of Students from Minority Serving Institutions

The Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) in partnership with the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) has published a...


Jun 21, 2019, 01:52 ET MBDA局長Henry Childs和美國商務部助理部長Tom Gilman出席底特律機會區峰會

本周,美國少數族裔經貿發展局(MBDA)局長Henry Childs和美國商務部財務總監兼行政助理部長Tom Gilman在密歇根州底特律召集了當地企業和政府領導人參加底特律機會區峰會(Detroit Opportunity Zone Summit)。...