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Beats & politics at A Tribe Called Red's 'Electric Pow Wow'

In Ottawa, a Native American DJ collective is transforming traditional music to challenge stereotypes. In the process, they've built one of the hottest club nights in the city.

A Tribe Called Red mixes electronic dubstep beats with pow wow singing and drumming, and a big dose of politics. David Sommerstein reports on the 'Electric Pow Wow'.  Go to full article
Where drillers want to use hydrofracking in New York: pending well permit applications for high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Image: Innovation Trail

NYS will miss fracking deadline

New York State will miss the November 29th regulatory deadline to complete a review of the health impacts of high volume hydraulic fracturing, Governor Cuomo confirmed yesterday.

The missed deadline means that March 1st next year is the earliest the final version of the regulations to govern fracking in the state will be released.  Go to full article
Fort Drum cultural resources intern Michael Sprowles refers to a map to find grave markers at Sheepfold Cemetery on the Army post.

Maps make Fort Drum's historic cemeteries more accessible

With the outbreak of World War Two, the Army installation then known as Pine Camp expanded, to become Camp Drum and eventually Fort Drum today. In the process, it swallowed up several villages, including their cemeteries.

Fort Drum researchers have created a database and new maps that will help family members of those buried at the cemeteries to find and visit their loved ones' gravesites, both in person and online.  Go to full article
A film crew from Maryland-based Signature Communications prepares to shoot scenes for a film about George Washington Carver in Historic Saranac Lake's Trudeau Laboratory on Church Street Wednesday. The actor in the white suit playing Carver is Altorro Black. Standing to his left is the film's producer, John Allen.<br />(Adirondack Daily Enterprise photo -- Chris Knight)<br />

New film sets scenes at Trudeau lab

A film crew was in Saranac Lake last week to shoot scenes for a National Park Service film it's producing about George Washington Carver. Carver was a prominent...  Go to full article
Long Lake kindergarteners and first graders fill their plates with turkey and the trimmings.  Photo: Todd Moe

Thanksgiving as a teaching moment in Long Lake

Students, teachers and staff at Long Lake Central School celebrated Thanksgiving with a special lunch this week. It included turkey and the usual side dishes: potatoes,...  Go to full article