It was described as the largest concert on Earth to usher in the new millennium.
An estimated 80,000 people with traffic jams that stretched miles and lasted hours. “Psychedelic gridlock” is how Tribune reporter Peter Gallagher described the congestion in a story.
And it all happened on the Big
FORT LAUDERDALE — On Nov. 19, Everett Osceola, cultural ambassador for the Seminole Tribe and alligator wrestler, was the guest speaker at the Stranahan House in Fort Lauderdale for the organization’s monthly “History Happy Hour.”
He gave a presentation on the history of alligator wrestling.
Though alligator wrestling is a staple in
CLEWISTON — Elgin Jumper is known for a lot of things – his artwork, short stories and poetry. He knows things too – Seminole history, art history, theater and literature.
Jumper is also a prolific storyteller, and he’s been refining a new touch to that aspect of his craft – soundscapes.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Every year during the first week of December, South Florida is home to one of the biggest art shows in the world, Art Basel.
As part of an Art Basel VIP tour, History Fort Lauderdale hosted “Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks” on Dec. 7 at
Cali Osceola, 6, meets Santa at the Big Cypress Christmas celebration on the grounds of the Junior Cypress Rodeo Arena. (Photo Kevin Johnson)
Osceola Billie, left, and Brysen Billie show the gifts they picked out at the Big Cypress Christmas celebration on Dec. 12. (Photo Kevin Johnson)
Kids have a blast on
The Ahfachkee School book fair Nov. 20 included a fun way to promote reading as staff and students dressed up as characters from their favorite books. Above, Michelle Walker, Barbara Olivia, Yvonne Thomas and Linda Allen dress up in character. Middle, Michelle Horelle and Kathy Dickson dress up as
Happy holidays to you and your families, from the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum.
Christmas and the New Year are times for celebration, but also for recollection and thought.
We remember times gone by and we wonder what is to come. These days we all have our own interests and activities,
WASHINGTON — Women have been a predominant creative force behind Native American art, yet their individual contributions, for centuries, have largely remained unrecognized and anonymous.
In the first major thematic exhibition to explore the artistic contributions of Native women, “Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists” celebrates the achievements of these
BIG CYPRESS — As the nation’s official poet, the U.S. poet laureate aims to promote and raise the national consciousness of reading and writing poetry.
As the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo takes it a step further. The most important aspect of her duties as Poet
By: Marian Rizzo
OCALA — The fourth annual “A Fight For Freedom: Attack on Fort King” event drew 1,000 visitors to the Fort King National Historic Landmark on the weekend of Dec. 7-8.
Hosted by the city of Ocala and the Fort King Heritage Association, the activities set the stage for