Cuna

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Cuna

A Spanish term for wedge. It is used to refer to a triangle pattern.
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He praised Obama's decision to keep the NCUA as a separate agency but said that CUNA is withholding comment on other aspects of the regulatory restructuring proposal, such as the creation of a new consumer protection agency to regulate financial products.
He said that while CUNA will do a great deal to further enhance the image of credit unions, its strategy doesn't include an extensive nationwide branding or advertising campaign.
CUNA is revamping how it promotes its products and services by adopting the well-tested trust theme.
These audios are developed by CUNA's content staff and cost $89 each.
The Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC), CUNA's political action committee (PAC), also helps to foster the credit union difference.
CUNA also is active in providing education and training resources for credit union staff and volunteers (directors), conferences and forums for credit unions to meet, share ideas and collaborate.
Mica's polished air and smooth oratory skills made him a strong front man for CUNA and the movement.
1151, bankers offered him twice his contract at CUNA, which he turned down.
One might question his versification of the Cuna texts and I missed at least some interlinear translation; however in general the presentation is excellent and highly useful as an insight into Cuna culture and thought and as texts for classroom illustrations in ethnography courses.
Since the quality of a magic discourse depends in part upon its length, magic texts--in contrast to colloquial speech where words reveal vowel deletion--carry the expanded forms of words as well as a range of metaphors, for example "grass" or pula in colloquial Cuna becomes ipetinikki in "How to Grab"; the terms used metaphorically in the magic text for "tongue," "fangs," etc.