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Loved ones line up to mark Maggie Osceola’s 95th birthday

HOLLYWOOD — Heavy morning rains Nov. 22 threatened the activities for Maggie Osceola’s 95th birthday, but as the day shifted to afternoon, the clouds disappeared and left a beautiful sky and cool weather for friends and family members to celebrate the milestone in the tribal elder’s life. A water-soaked Hollywood ball

Prominent role for Seminoles in Fort Lauderdale art series

FORT LAUDERDALE — The Visual Arts Series, featuring Seminole artists Elgin Jumper, Jimmy Osceola and the debut of Stephanie Hall, opened Nov. 16 at the New River Inn in Fort Lauderdale. In celebration of November as Native American History Month, the Seminole artists worked with the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Everett Osceola named cultural ambassador for Seminole Tribe

HOLLYWOOD — Tribal Council unanimously appointed Everett Osceola as cultural ambassador for the Seminole Tribe of Florida during the Sept. 11 Council meeting in Hollywood. With the appointment, Council authorized Osceola to speak on behalf of the Tribe in connection with news, events, exhibits and similar activities regarding Seminole history, culture

Jarrid Smith appointed to Gaming Commission

BRIGHTON — Tribal Council voted 5-0 to appoint Jarrid Smith to the Seminole Tribal Gaming Commission during the Aug. 14 Council meeting on Brighton Reservation. Chairman James E. Billie nominated Smith for the four-year term. "It’s an honor to be considered and a challenge," Smith said. "It’s a good thing –

Joe Dan Osceola: International Hero

MIAMI — The Seminole Tribe’s Joe Dan Osceola, along with two other individuals, was presented the first International Hero Award July 16 by the Calle Ocho Chamber of Commerce USA. The award honors businessmen who have excelled internationally in their trade for more than 25 years, exchanged culturally with other countries