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THPO maps Seminole Tribe’s history

The Seminoles have a known lineage dating back hundreds of years in Florida. To help trace this history and create a streamlined data archive, the Tribe’s Tribal Historic Preservation Office has created a geo-mapping program. The mapping software uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to place all findings and historical pieces on

FGCU prepares students for ACT

Florida Gulf Coast University wants to do more than just be a college option for Tribal students; it wants to prepare them for success at any college, starting in high school. Five Tribal junior and senior high school students attended a two-session ACT preparation course hosted by FGCU in October. FGCU

Education Expo pushes for Tribal success

The possibilities to pursue education and advance in a career are not limited to children and young adults. In an effort to broaden opportunities for all Tribal members, the Center for Student Success and Services will host its Education Expo on Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at

Tim Giago receives NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award

Tim Giago, a game-changer in Indian Country journalism, never ceases to amaze members of the Native American Journalists Association. In commemoration of his numerous achievements, NAJA awarded him the 2017 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award, which includes a $5,000 cash prize, for his commitment to journalistic excellence and advancement in Indian

CSSS: Be prepared when attending college fairs

The beginning of autumn is more than just a time for pumpkins, apple pie and scary movies. For high school students, it is also the time to narrow down the search for colleges. As part of this search, many organizations host college fairs throughout the fall and winter semesters. At these

Broward helps special needs teens transition to adulthood

For students who have learning disabilities, transitioning into adulthood can be difficult for them and their families. To help prepare Broward County youth and their families prepare for this transition, the T2I Special Needs Advisory Coalition, a subcommittee of Children’s Services Council of Broward County’s Children’s Strategic Plan, hosted the

Seminole Tribe receives $63,873 historic preservation grant

Hard work does not always go unnoticed. Because of the efforts put forth by the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Tribal Historic Preservation Office, the Tribe is set to receive $63,873 in a historic preservation grant from the National Park Service, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior. U.S. Deputy

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum prepares for 20th American Indian Arts Celebration

BIG CYPRESS — Nestled in between Naples and Fort Lauderdale lies the opportunity for Native Americans throughout the country to unite. The Big Cypress Reservation’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum has received national recognition for its initiatives, and the 20th annual American Indian Arts Celebration is expected to only add to its well-known

Dale Herring transforms Bowlegs Town into literary adventure

Real estate developer and businessman H. Dale Herring had no idea his new home was Bowlegs Town, a Seminole site packed with history. When he found the property — located next to the Suwanee River — about 18 years ago, Herring originally intended to develop the land. After spending time in

Steven Lewis Simpson brings Native American story to life

Long gone are the days when films like “Pocahontas” represent the imagery of Native American culture. In a new film, “Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” filmmaker Steven Lewis Simpson effortlessly captures the heritage of the Lakota Nation. Based on the 1996 Kent Nerburn novel, “Neither Wolf Nor Dog” tells the story

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