Michelle Tirado

Face Time: Video Conferencing App Improves Business Relations for Eastern Band of Cherokees

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Indian Country Today
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Many employees of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who tote tribal issued mobile devices are–or will be soon–getting more face time in with a video conferencing application.

The Eastern Band, which employs about 1,100 workers, began its deployment of ClearSea, a high-definition video conferencing product owned and marketed by LifeSize, in October 2012. ClearSea allows users to make video calls from more than 50 mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, as well as desktops. The solution is standards based, so, unlike services like Skype, it does not require users to log in. To date, about 50 Tribal employees are using ClearSea to meet face to face. Among them are Principal Chief Michell Hicks and seven deputies that oversee some 355 tribal programs...

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Tirado, Michelle. "Face Time: Video Conferencing App Improves Business Relations for Eastern Band of Cherokees." Indian Country Today. October 11, 2013. Article. (https://ictnews.org/archive/face-time-video-conferencing-app-improves-business-relations-for-eastern-band-of-cherokees, accessed April 11, 2023)

Henry Red Cloud Leads the Renewable-Energy Charge at Pine Ridge

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Indian Country Today
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There is a revolution under way to bring renewable resources to Native American people. Led by modern-day warrior Henry Red Cloud, a direct fifth generation descendent of Red Cloud, the famous Lakota war chief, and Trees, Water & People (TWP), inroads are being made one home and one business at a time...

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Tirado, Michelle. "Henry Red Cloud Leads the Renewable-Energy Charge at Pine Ridge." Indian Country Today Media Network. February 07, 2013. Article. (https://ictnews.org/archive/henry-red-cloud-leads-the-renewable-energy-charge-at-pine-ridge, accessed June 1, 2023)