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Tribal Historic Preservation Office awarded grant to examine effects of Hurricane Irma on cultural resources

By Maureen MahoneyTribal Archaeologist, Tribal Historic Preservation Office, Seminole Tribe of Florida The Seminole Tribe of Florida Tribal Historic Preservation Office (STOF-THPO) was recently awarded a $400,000 grant from the Supplemental Historic Preservation Fund from the National Park Service. The grant funds will be used to determine the impact that Hurricane Irma had on

Sting to perform at Hard Rock Live

HOLLYWOOD — “Sting: My Songs” will be presented at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood on Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. Currently on tour throughout Europe, Sting’s My Songs concert features his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s prolific career both with The

Grants awarded to 24 tribes in 11 states

WASHINGTON — Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Tara Mac Lean Sweeney announced July 30 that the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) has awarded $5,382,606 in energy and mineral development grants to 24 federally recognized tribes in 11 states across the U.S. The grants will fund tribal efforts to

NIEA names new executive director

WASHINGTON — The National Indian Education Association’s Board of Directors announced July 1 the appointment of Diana Cournoyer (Oglala Sioux Tribe) as the organization’s new executive director. After a nationwide search, the Board overwhelmingly supported Cournoyer, who has been serving as the interim executive director for the past six months. Cournoyer first

Tribal health conference set for September

The 36th annual National Tribal Health Conference will take place in Temecula, California from Sept. 16-19. The conference is the largest American Indian and Alaska Native specific gathering each year focused specifically on health. The conference focuses on exploring health policy and its impact on tribes, advancing tribal capacity to expand own