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WOUNDED KNEE — On December 29, 1890, some 150 Lakota men, women and children were massacred by the US 7th Calvary Regiment near Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Some estimate the actual number closer to 300.

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This Day in History - December 26, 1862

On the day after Christmas, 38 Dakota men were hanged in the largest mass-hanging in U.S. history. The execution was approved by President Abraham Lincoln.

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Published December 25, 2019

Preparing for the birth of a child is so worrisome. Many parents are trying to be 100% ready for all the possible needs of their future baby. There is a very nice tradition — a baby shower. This is a party that collects all of your friends who have already got kids, as well as those without them. One of the main benefits is a friendly get together, sharing experience, thoughts, and worries.

Besides, if you have decided to throw a baby shower, there is the possibility to get some items you find necessary as gifts. Of course, without a wish list, you will undoubtedly get a cute baby romper or onesie. But why not getting what you need? Besides, your guests will not need to think and worry if their gift is appropriate and useful.

Wish List Ideas for a Baby Shower

  1. The baby stroller of a certain brand: this can be a costly purchase. If you plan to invite a dozen friends, why not suggesting them split this acquisition. This is a win-win suggestion. As an additional advantage, there will be no piles of unnecessary items and toys that are usually presented for a baby shower.
  2. Outfits for homecoming: it is reasonable to choose styles and even provide links to the websites where these can be ordered.
  3. Winter outfits: this option depends on the season, of course. Some preferences can be indicated like color, brand, and filling material. This is a nice gift that will be useful for your child and pleasant to present for your guests.
  4. Nursery furniture and accessories: this is where you can rely on the experience of your friends who have already got kids. They know as no one else. It can be reasonable to indicate what you have already got and to ask them for a piece of advice if anything else is needed.
  5. A gift card from a particular store: one more sure option. It is important to check the validity of this card and not to miss the date of expiration. In all the other respects, a gift card eliminates all the problems.

Do Not Include:

  • Care cosmetics: this is what should be carefully selected by parents. Even the most experienced may not know if your baby is allergic to a particular cream. That is the choice to be made by parents and a pediatrician.
  • Diapers: first of all, for the same reason as cosmetics. To avoid allergic reactions, parents need to select the type and brand checking the skin of their baby. Besides, they will be used too soon, which is not the right choice for a gift.

  • Footwear: it is better to buy it together with your child in n offline store. As an alternative, ordering on the Internet with the possibility to exchange. This is hardly possible if footwear is presented on a baby shower.

These are just a few considerations that may help. Providing your friends with a list of necessities for you will help them greatly. Thus, all of you will enjoy this party and gift-giving.

 

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ONEIDA NATION, Wisc. — Rick Hill, the former tribal chairman of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and former chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, spent the last three years of his life working to get "Bright Path:  The Jim Thorpe Story” produced. Hill walked on suddenly early Friday. He was 66.

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Published November 26, 2019

Not a single company is safe from their letters getting into the Spam folder. Open your inbox and you will see letters from well-known companies there. Even if you send news on a subscriber base, your IP address can still be blacklisted. It is impossible to eliminate the possibility of your letters going to spam, but these risks can be significantly minimized.

If your address is blacklisted, the server may start sending letters back with a blocking notification. But absolutely any user can check the availability of addresses in spam databases since such lists are publicly available and anyone can see this information on the Internet. Blacklisted IP can spoil everything even for the most tested advertising campaign. One ill-conceived action, and you will have a blacklisted IP that can be checked at https://cleantalk.org/blacklists/spam-ip.

How is the Rating Formed

The rating is based on the reputation of each sender service. The cleaner the reputation, the higher the rating. The IP reputation is influenced by the following criteria:

  • The number of mailings from one server – the more they are per unit of time, the more the rating is lowered;
  • A large number of bans and complaints about mailing from the server;
  • Spam has been sent from the server previously;
  • The text of the letter violates the spam filter requirements.

There are frequent cases when the user of the service did not violate anything, but the mailings were still in the spam folder. It happens randomly – the server receives the IP from the blacklist. This often happens when using a virtual server.

5 Tips on How to Avoid Spam Every user has ever received a spammed email or seen spam comments, as well as stumbled across annoying ads which always contain harmful content. Millions of users want to safeguard themselves and their businesses online, so more and more of them try to avoid spam and start using diverse anti-spam programs.

1. Choose trustworthy and proven software when creating your site. Give preference to the one that will make it possible to keep your website safe, as well as install special programs that will help you avoid being hacked. 2. Always block suspicious websites you don’t consider safe – you can check whether one or another site is blacklisted and ban it if necessary. 3. You can also check the most active users who leave the most comments within a short period, especially if those users signed up on your website not so long ago. 4. One of the simplest ways to avoid spam is to disable comments – it will make you feel much safer. 5. Don’t let anonymous users leave comments, as well as moderate comments left by new users. You may just disable comments to save your time and stop searching for spammed comments written by bots. However, it’s not always the best thing you can do since you won’t receive feedback from the visitors and make the website less appealing for them.

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PABLO, Mont. - Attorney General William P. Barr traveled to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) to formally announce the Department of Justice’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) Initiative. In the CSKT council chambers, Barr framed the MMIP Initiative as, “a step in the right direction” not “a panacea.” A week that saw two MMIW bills, the Not Invisible Act and Savanna’s Act, advance with unanimous votes from the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, had the GOP unveil its version of a Violence Against Women Act reauthorization that tribal leaders slammed for undermining tribal sovereignty and courts, ended with Barr’s MMIP strategy rollout on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana.

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WASHINGTON   Today Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced a resolution recognizing the achievements of James “Jim” Thorpe and requesting that the International Olympic Committee restore his 1912 Olympic records. The resolution is supported by 20 original cosponsors in the U.S. House, and comes as part of Haaland’s work to recognize the contributions of Native Americans to the United States during Native American Heritage Month.

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It is probably hard to find someone who does not dream of visiting Paris. Everyone from childhood has heard about this wonderful city more than once. It is popular for its narrow medieval streets, wide modern avenues, the Champs Elysees and Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. Reading the works of V. Hugo, O. Balzac, E. Zola, A. Dumas, and many other prominent French writers, every person imagined himself in the place of the heroes of their works and wanted to visit Paris.

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SEATTLE — On Indigenous People’s Day 2019, Seattle based Eighth Generation will launch a special edition wool blanket honoring Native American sports hero, Jim Thorpe. Last year, Eighth Generation officially licensed the Jim Thorpe name and likeness.