TALLAHASSEE — Four distinguished Floridian folk artists and community leaders were honored April 13 with the 2019 Florida Folk Heritage Awards for their transformative, far-reaching contributions to Florida’s folklife. The awards were conferred by Florida’s Department of State and were presented during a ceremony at Word of South, an annual
Spring is in full bloom and the love bugs are beginning to connect with the windshield of my Jeep. This also means that the temperatures are rising and soon summer will be in full swing. Time flies on the Big Cypress Reservation and that is a good indication that I’m
Hard Rock International has recently added to its gaming presence – this time in Ohio.
HRI has purchased JACK Cincinnati Casino with New York City-based VICI Properties Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT).
Media reports said the property was sold to HRI and VICI for $745 million – with VICI acquiring
A new book published in late January about Native American life has gotten a broad and healthy dose of early positive reviews.
“The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present” is the latest work by David Treuer (Leech Lake Ojibwe), a professor of literature at the University
HOLLYWOOD — Montana Cypress’ fascination with film began as a young child who had, as he describes, devoted parents who would drive from the Miccosukee Reservation – in the middle of the Everglades – to movie theaters in Miami.
“I remember seeing “Saving Private Ryan” when I was only nine, “Escape
HOLLYWOOD — The Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow lived up to its name as it wowed participants and visitors alike from Feb. 8-10. The 48th annual celebration of Native arts and culture drew large crowds at the Hard Rock Event Center in Hollywood.
“This is one of the coolest stops
by Elgin Jumper
Let me paint a picture for you, if I may. I was published by the University of Arkansas, at Little Rock, in 2006. Nightfall, my first collection of poems has certainly kept me busy ever since. Indeed, I’ve read from the chapbook, and performed the poems on many
HOLLYWOOD — The Seminole owned Hard Rock International (HRI) has entered into a hotel and casino partnership with Northern California tribe Enterprise Rancheria.
HRI will manage the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain, scheduled to open this year.
The partnership constitutes a management and brand license agreement, according to
TALLAHASSEE — Former Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman James Billie has been named a recipient of the 2019 Florida Folk Heritage Awards. The announcement was made Jan. 15 by the Florida Secretary of State’s office.
The Folk Heritage Awards are given to outstanding folk artists and advocates who have made longstanding
If you’re familiar with Seminole history, there are a lot of things you may recognize immediately as essential to our mission: a piece of patchwork, a doll or basket, and perhaps a historic photograph or postcard. At the Museum we’re happy to see those, but we also love to uncover