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$11.2 million awarded to for Native communities

The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families recently awarded 40 grant projects, totaling $11,237,594 with a goal to help strengthen Native communities throughout the United States. ANA promotes self-sufficiency for Native Americans by providing discretionary grant funding for

Seminole Casino Hotel to host hiring event Nov. 19

IMMOKALEE — Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee will host a hiring event Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. in the Seminole Center. Positions available include: • Accounts Payable Clerk • Assistant Beverage Manager • Cash Operations •

Baccarat debuts at Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD — Casino guests now have a new way to play a classic game as Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood debuted IGT Dynasty Baccarat electronic table game earlier this month. Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is the first casino property in Florida to have the electronic table game. The game

Thanksgiving dining specials set at Seminole Casino Coconut

COCONUT CREEK — Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will offer Thanksgiving (Nov. 28) dining specials at four of its restaurants. NYY Steak The property’s fine dining steakhouse will offer Thanksgiving dinner from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. A three-course menu for $75 per person will be available, along with an a la carte

NIEA’s Hill Day to be held in February

The National Indian Education Association’s Head to the Hill will be held Feb. 4-6, 2020, in Washington D.C. NIEA’s Hill Day offers tribal members, Native educators and allies the opportunity to engage with members of Congress to advocate on behalf of NIEA’s legislative priorities. Hill Day features Native education advocacy sessions

Endowment to help Natives with college costs

Lannan Foundation, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, recently announced a $3 million endowment it created with the American Indian College Fund. The endowment will provide Native American students with scholarships to attend tribal colleges and universities. The College Fund supports 35 accredited tribal colleges and universities.

Grants available for efforts addressing Native nutrition and health

The Fertile Ground Policy Innovation Fund is now accepting grant proposals. Grantees will be awarded $50,000 to $80,000 each to support Native-led efforts aimed at advancing new policies and innovative policymaking approaches that benefit Native nutrition and health. This fund is a part of the Fertile Ground campaign, an initiative of Shakopee

‘Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks’ exhibit to open Nov. 15

FORT LAUDERDALE — History Fort Lauderdale will shine a spotlight on the significant contributions of local Native American artists during Native American Heritage Month in November. "Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks" featuring a retrospective of contemporary and traditional fine art from Elgin Jumper, Jessica Osceola, Gordon Oliver Wareham,