NCAI President Jefferson Keel Calls for Respect This Thanksgiving Season

Thanksgiving 2017 Published November 23, 2017 WASHINGTON – As we approach the end of Native American Heritage Month and the country celebrates Thanksgiving, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President Jefferson Keel expresses the importance of reflecting on, respecting, and celebrating the hundreds of Native nations and cultures across the country that contribute to […]

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Thanksgiving Day Facts from U.S. Census Bureau

Thanksgiving Day – 2017 Published November 23, 2017 WASHINGTON —  In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony — held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. The Wampanoag Indians in attendance played a key role. Historians have recorded ceremonies […]

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2017 Navajo Nation DNR Summit Promotes the Protection of Diné Bikéyah through Transparent Collaboration

Published November 22, 2017 TWIN ARROWS, ARIZONA – On Nov. 15-17, the 2017 Division of Natural Resources Summit was held at Twin Arrows Navajo Resort & Casino to provide a platform for Navajo Citizens to learn about the division’s projects and areas of direct services and to promote collaboration between tribal, state and federal partners. “It’s […]

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USDA Provides Tips and Resources for a Bacteria-Free Thanksgiving

Published November 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — More than 45 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, with a never-ending list of side dishes and desserts. The Thanksgiving meal is by far the largest and most stressful meal many consumers prepare all year, leaving room for mistakes that can make guests sick. But never fear, the […]

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Top Civil Rights Organizations Urge Media Not to Use Washington NFL Team’s R-word Name on Thanksgiving

Published November 22, 2017 WASHINGTON – A coalition of the country’s most prominent advocacy and civil rights organizations on Tuesday called on media organizations to refrain from using the offensive R-word name of the Washington NFL team during their Thanksgiving Day coverage. The Washington franchise will take on the New York Giants in a high-profile, nationally broadcast […]

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North Country Broadband Lights Up Fiber In Massena Community

Published November 21, 2017 Mohawk Networks’ Subsidiary Expands 10 Gigabyte Network AKWESASNE, NEW YORK  — North Country Broadband Inc. (NCBB); a subsidiary of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s broadband company Mohawk Networks, LLC; has activated a fiber to the home network in Massena, NY. Beginning in November 2017, fourteen miles of fiber optic cable now connects homes […]

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