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Living, learning history at PECS culture camp

BRIGHTON — Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School students brought history to life in April as they learned to live as their ancestors did at culture camp. The annual culture camp days featured age-appropriate hands-on tasks and activities on April 17 for grades 7-8 and April 18 for grades 4-6. On the first

Naples community celebrates Earth Day

NAPLES — The Seminole Tribe's Naples community joined about 1 billion other people in 192 countries worldwide April 22 to celebrate Earth Day. To mark the day, the community planted three cypress trees next to the Juanita Osceola Center and celebrated Seminole heritage with a gar fish demonstration, pumpkin fry bread

Seniors’ excellent adventure at Billie Swamp Safari

BIG CYPRESS — Seminole seniors played tourist for a day when they gathered Feb. 27 at Billie Swamp Safari in Big Cypress for an adventurous senior culture day. Airboat rides, swamp buggy tours, alligator wrestling and a traditional Seminole meal including freshly-caught garfish were on the agenda for the day, as

Sweet pickins for Immokalee sweetgrass

IMMOKALEE — Seminole sweetgrass baskets are an iconic part of the Tribe’s culture, but can be challenging to make. First and foremost the all-important sweetgrass is difficult to find and can’t be bought in a garden store. The grass used to be abundant in the state, but with land development sweetgrass