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A big year for the people made from the sands of Florida

There is no doubt that 2017 is an important year for the Tribe. Exactly 200 years ago, in 1817, U.S. General Edmund Gaines attacked the Mikasuki settlement at Fowltown and effectively declared war on the Seminoles. The resultant reign of destruction in north Florida, carried out by men commanded by