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So far, so good in battle against mycotoxins

As one of Florida’s top cow/calf operations, the Seminole cattle program relies on consistently high pregnancy and birth rates to thrive. So when those rates fell in 2014, Natural Resource Director Alex Johns decided to investigate. 2014 was a mild winter but the cows were in worse body condition than the

Naples SWEP students learn about Tribal departments

The Naples community is a small one with few of the departments common on other reservations. To allow Naples youth to participate in the Summer Work Experience Program, community outreach coordinator Sandra Osceola worked with Kerlande Patterson to develop a plan to introduce students to opportunities within the Tribe. Students chose

Summer Work Experience Program features most participants ever

  More than 100 teens from every reservation participated in the Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP), where they gained valuable experience from working every day and earning a paycheck every week. The program, sponsored by the Center for Student Success and Services, placed students in a variety of tribal departments including Culture,

Ahfachkee graduates take the stage

BIG CYPRESS — The Ahfachkee School graduation May 24 was an intimate affair; just one high school graduate, Eyanna Billie, and one general education diploma (GED) graduate, Elisah Billie, proudly walked down the aisle to claim their diplomas. The Herman Osceola Gym showed no sign of the boisterous youth and adults