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Chehalis Tribes Announce Benefit to Help Returning Combat Veterans

ROCHESTER, Wash., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chehalis Confederated Tribes will host a special benefit for returning combat veterans at The Lucky Eagle Casino May 17 and 18, tribal officials announced this week. The fundraising effort, appropriately named "The Return To Honor Veterans Be...

Cash Rewards for Meghalaya Tribes to Encourage Baby Boom

Shillong: An influential tribal council in the northeastern state of Meghalaya is encouraging mothers to bear more babies with cash rewards for doubling its population to two// million, its chieftain said. The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), a constitutional body to protect a...

Skewed Sex Ratio! No Problem, We Will Buy Tribes - Says Patel Community In Gujarat

Patel community in Gujarat, who are known for their entrepreneurial skills and its hold over agriculture and business, are now in the trade of buying tribal girls// for their inheritance. This issue has caused a severe sociological problem in the country. One of the main reasons for the fall in...

Tiger Woods, Camilo Villegas & Mike Weir to Play at Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge to Benefit Native American Youth

...s and how sports programming can help them overcome those challenges. tribes Taking Leadership Bringing together two important Indian nations, the NB3 Foundation Challenge demonstrates the collaboration of tribes in donating time and resources to causes important to Native American commu...

President Obama Calls for a New Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative

...rserved populations and that employ new technology to reach young people. This will continue to expand the roster of effective approaches that states, tribes and communities can use to prevent too-early pregnancy and parenthood." About The National Campaign. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and ...

Female genital mutilation among Israel's Negev Bedouins has virtually disappeared -- BGU study

.... Belmaker studied the Bedouin of Southern Israel, a heterogeneous group of tribes for which FGM was a common practice. At the time, a large number of women ...Bedouin population nearly 15 years later, and again focused on women in the tribes previously reported to have performed this practice. In the new study, 132...

National Council of Legislators From Gaming States Adopts Resolution Supporting 100% Smokefree Gaming Venues

...place laws. In addition, it recommends that smokefree air be included in state-tribal gaming compact agreements. This news comes as several states and tribes around the U.S. will be considering smokefree laws that include gaming facilities. A number of states, such as Illinois, Delaware, and Colorado, alrea...

Tenegar Town Celebrates Dedication Of New Clinic As Beacon Of Hope

... maternity needs of the community. Services will be offered free to the community. The greater Tenegar area has a population of about 6,000 from many tribes including Mandingo, Vai, Gola, Kpelle, and Bassa, all with different dialects and is 90 percent Muslim in population. During the past 10 months wh...

Naturally Safe Cold Remedy Challenges Effectiveness of Over-The-Counter Cold Medications

...red in several U.S. medical journals including the American Family Physician and The Journal of Family Practice. "For hundreds of years African Zulu tribes have used pelargonium sidoides preparations to treat coughs and upper respiratory symptoms, and it is the top-selling active ingredient for upper resp...

Mii amo Honors Winter Solstice With Traditional Native American Celebration December 18-21

...ttee and a highly sought-after speaker. Joseph, a Northern Plains Cree who is originally from Alberta, works closely with a variety of Native American tribes to educate Enchantment Resort guests and staff about Sedona and Boynton Canyon's rich history and cultural traditions. Winter solstice events will i...
Tribes in Biological News

EPA teams with National Geographic Society and World Resources Institute to map ecosystem services

...unicate these maps to the public. Researchers will create maps displaying those services to help decision makers in communities, states, regions, and tribes understand the total costs and benefits of proposed land uses. EPA will also team with the World Resources Institute to gain a better understanding...

Y chromosome study sheds light on Athapaskan migration to southwest US

... The researchers analyzed 724 Y chromosomes from 26 native populations in North America. By including groups from across the continent (they studied tribes from Alaska to the Yucatan Peninsula and eastward to Hudson Bay and southeast U.S.), the researchers were able to analyze genetic differences among ma...

Sen. Byron Dorgan to be honored

...Spirit program, American Diabetes Association. "It funds 66 prevention demonstration projects and over 300 community directed programs, allowing local tribes and health programs to set priorities that meet the needs of their people, whether it be prevention activities or treatment Senator Dorgan has been a...

Genetic ancestral testing cannot deliver on its promise, study warns

... testing. Among the potentially problematic byproducts of widespread genetic ancestry testing: questionable claims of membership to Native American tribes for financial or other benefits; patients asking doctors to take ancestry tests into consideration when making medical decisions; and skewed census da...
Tribes in Biological Technology

As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others

... for women and its economic problems. Researchers are studying human genomic diversity using biological samples from several indigenous tribes in Southern Africa Zulu, Xhosa, Herero, San and Sotho-Tswana. Although this study does not look at disease genes per se, it will provide data on base...

Families Embrace Science/Technology-based Ancestry Tracing Marking Milestone in Black Family Reunion Celebrations Across the Nation

... the nation can now include menu items from their native lands like Cameroon, Sierra Leone or Nigeria; or offer narratives originating in their family tribes from 500 years ago; or even enhance the all-to-infamous family reunion t-shirts with African homeland paraphernalia. African Ancestry's Easy...

In biotech competition, Wisconsin isnt first but its far from last

...gest biotechnology conference in San Francisco. The annual Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) convention is a gathering of the life sciences tribes from across the globe, a massive meeting of 18,000 or so researchers, company representatives, economic development experts and government officials. ...

Islands in the Clickstream: A Vision of Possibilities

...of the earth seen from the moon became part of our collective awarenesswill be, in the not too distant future, a historical memory, much like biblical tribes in the memories of Jews, Christians, and Moslems. Whether we persist as a distinct identity, like Jews, or vanish in the gene pool, like Jebusites and...

Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict

...e title of this article is deliberately misleading. It feeds into the popular misconception that the workplace is populated by a bunch of generational tribes engaged in rivalries and conflicts with each other. Unquestionably there are real differences, misunderstandings and tensions among workers born in di...
Tribes in Biological Definition

Blood

...lines , and sayings such as "blood is thicker than water" and "bad blood", as well as " Blood brother ". Blood and blessing Among the Germanic tribes (such as the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings ), blood was used during the sacrifices, the Blts . The blood was considered to have the power of its...

Human

...nce the behaviour of group members. (See also Asch conformity experiments .) Larger groups of humans can be unified by notions of common ancestry ( tribes , ethnicities , nations ) or common geographical location and material interests ( states ), which are often further divided into social classes a...
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