Cherokee

Indigenous Peoples The Cherokee are a Native American people, originally from the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina). Currently there are three federally recognized Cherokee tribes: the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina, the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, also in …

USA’s Library of Congress

Library of Congress Flag Official spin: Timeless treasures and contemporary presentations from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. “As the world’s preeminent reservoir of knowledge, we are the steward of millions of recordings dating from the earliest Edison films to the present.” Wikipedia: The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially …

Labor Day in the USA

Poster First Monday in September is Labor Day in the USA and traditional end of summer holiday. Wikipedia: Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being …

National Public Lands Day

USA Flag To encourage people to join in and visit their public lands, National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is a fee-free day for all federal public lands and many state parks in the USA. 2019 date: Saturday, September 28. Keep an eye on the hashtags #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay. Key Links http://www.publiclandsday.org https://www.facebook.com/nationalpubliclandsday Questions What is the …

Smithsonian

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Smithsonian http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/52813977 http://nmai.si.edu/explore/exhibitions/item/?id=934 Smithsonian Channel https://www.smithsonianchannel.com Events February 21-24 Mother Tongue Film Festival Facebook Headlines Smithsonian official says he was told Trump didn’t ‘want to see anything difficult’ during African American History Museum tour For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain …

Sooners

Photo: Anne W Sooners = Name given to settlers who entered the Unassigned Lands in what is now the state of homa before the official start of the Land Rush of 1889. President Benjamin Harrison officially proclaimed the Unassigned Lands open to settlement on April 22, 1889. In 1908, the University of Oklahoma adopted “Sooners” …

John Wesley Powell

Image: Grand Canyon NP John Wesley Powell was a Civil War major, scientist & intrepid explorer. In 1869, he led the first scientific expedition of the Green and Colorado rivers, finally mapping the Grand Canyon. On August 30, 2019 @Interior honored him with John Wesley Powell Day. Headlines John Wesley Powell’s Grand Canyon adventure marks …

Gettysburgh National Park

Photo: Summer Drive NPS: The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863) was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee’s second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the “High Water Mark of the Rebellion”, Gettysburg was the Civil War’s bloodiest battle and …

Vegas Casinos

Photo Casinos in Las Vegas (downtown, strip, off-strip) and surrounding communities (Henderson, Summerlin) Twitter @MGMResortsIntl @stratvegas @VenetianVegas @PalazzoVegas @PalmsLasVegas @PlazaLasVegas @ElCortezLV @DowntownGrandLV @goldengate @GoldenNuggetLV @CaesarsEnt @SAHARALasVegas Downtown The D El Cortez The Strip Sahara After an 8 year absence – the Sahara Las #Vegas returns to the Las Vegas Strip tomorrow! The owners (the Meruelo …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to 2017’s Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …