TAMPA — It wasn’t just any grand opening; the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa went all out for the property’s Grand Celebration.
The $700 million expansion was celebrated Oct. 3 with a guitar smash, fireworks, celebrities and a thrilling high-wire act by Nik and Delilah Wallenda.
The grand celebration continued
FORT MYERS — More than 40 Seminole Tribe middle and high school students with a vision for their futures that include college made that dream a reality for a day at Florida Gulf Coast University.
FGCU invited the students to get a taste of the post-secondary academic world, attend a few
BIG CYPRESS — The Tribal Historic Preservation Office finally has a home befitting its service to the Tribe.
The Major Billy L. Cypress Building opened to great fanfare Oct. 23. With about 10,000 square-feet of interior space, the building houses 20 THPO and 11 Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum employees.
There is also plenty
Cecilia Garcia tends to a meal being prepared in the cooking chickee at the Immokalee Indian Day culture day Sept. 23, one of this year’s early Indian Day events in the Tribe. Seminole favorites including spam and tomatoes, chili, spaghetti and plenty of fry bread were just a few items
The foundation to Natomah Robbins’ love of art started to take shape in the fourth grade when she began drawing and painting. Since then, that love hasn’t waned and now she’s determined to make a career of it.
Robbins, 21, graduated in January from the Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program
BRIGHTON — Late summer showers didn’t stop the action at the Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School swim Olympics Sept. 20.
Students came to the Brighton pool prepared to get wet and compete, so water falling from above was no problem for these young athletes.
The PECS K-5 swim program aims to get students
HOLLYWOOD — When Aaron Stam began a groundbreaking field trial in Brighton to see if cattle will eat smutgrass, he hoped to prove the animals would consume the nuisance invasive weed.
Young and tender smutgrass has plenty of nutritional value, but when it grows to maturity the grass forms a
BRIGHTON — Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School students had a “love”-ly lunch Sept. 6 when grandparents, hugs and kisses filled the school cafeteria for Grandparents Day.
The menu consisted of fried chicken and all the fixings, but the look of love on young and older faces was the best part of
When it was time for Joseph John to attend college, his first choice was to go out west to Stanford University in California.
When that didn’t pan out, he chose the Ivy League instead and graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, in June 2018.
One of the reasons he
The 4-H year began the month with some new programs, new procedures and a whole lot of kids and animals.
Nearly 50 kids in the heifer and steer projects brought their animals to Brighton and Big Cypress in September to tag their steers and attend the first meeting of the