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Boys and Girls Club teaches kids kindness

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The Boys and Girls Club in Hollywood is more than just an extracurricular venture for children; the organization aims to mold children into community leaders. To celebrate the end of summer and kick off the new academic year, the club hosted Kindness Week from Aug. 7 to 11. During

Student ambassador program leads students to success

Figuring out a career path takes much time and advisement. With the help of the Center for Student Success and Services’ new student ambassador program, however, this process has become a lot easier. CSSS created the program to match up tribal college students and seasoned professionals with tribal members looking to

Preparations commence for SAT testing

Getting into college takes more than high grades and a substantial list of extracurricular activities. Students who plan to further their education are usually required to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test, more commonly referred to as the SAT. To help students prepare for this exam, College Board, the organization that creates

Students honored for academic achievements

DAVIE, Fla. — The school year may have just started, but recognizing academic accomplishments does not have a set term. To bring in the new academic year and motivate students to pursue high academic standards, the Center for Student Success and Services honored students’ academic achievements from the 2016-17 school year

Honoring history: Tribe celebrates anniversary

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The Seminole Tribe of Florida has officially reached diamond status. A nation was born in 1957, and now 60 years later, the Tribe remembers what it overcame and looks forward to what’s next. On Aug. 21, hundreds of Tribal members and friends gathered to celebrate Seminole sovereignty. The

Uniting cultures: Spanish Days in Big Cypress

BIG CYPRESS — In an effort to bring Hispanic and Seminole cultures together, the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum developed programming for Spanish-speaking visitors. The programming, which consists of a guided tour through the museum’s gallery and boardwalk, as well as making crafts, began after the museum realized it was neglecting the large Hispanic

Marker ceremony commemorates Tribal Oak’s impact in BC

BIG CYPRESS — History is known for containing the greatest lessons needed for a nation to grow, and for the Seminole Tribe, these lessons are a symbol of good fortune and hope for the future. On Aug. 10, Tribal members gathered at the Big Cypress Tribal Oak on the side of

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki celebrates 20th anniversary

BIG CYPRESS — When the Seminole Tribe opened the doors of the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum in 1997 to commemorate the Tribe’s federal recognition, nobody imagined the museum would transcend to the status it claims today. The museum, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, has transformed into a nationally accredited affiliate of the

Climate change summit brings conservationists together

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Climate change is more than an academic subject; it is a route that defines the future for people in numerous ways. To shed some light on the subject, the Florida Public Archaeology Network, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum and Florida International University’s Global Indigenous Forum hosted the Tidally United Summit

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki scores well with secret shopper

The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is known for its beautiful artifacts and  nature boardwalk, but its latest accomplishment emphasizes the museum’s service.The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is known for its beautiful artifacts and  nature boardwalk, but its latest accomplishment emphasizes the museum’s service. On June 30, the Florida Attractions Association (FAA) informed Museum Director Paul

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