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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

Hard Rock Stadium unveils phase III upgrades

MIAMI GARDENS — The Miami Dolphins unveiled their latest phase of a $500-million plus renovation at Hard Rock Stadium on Aug. 8. Privately funded by Dolphins and stadium owner Stephen Ross, the phase III renovations include a new partnership with Aston Martin Residences, new food and beverage offerings, luxury and party

Spencer Battiest performs at Smithsonian museums

NEW YORK CITY AND WASHINGTON — Spencer Battiest took New York City and Washington, D.C. by storm in a pair of concerts at both locations of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Accompanied by his brother Zack “Doc” Battiest and bandmates, Battiest showed his flair for melody and lyrics

Free dental service available for children

The Florida Department of Health in Broward County has launched another free dental service for children – fluoride treatment to prevent cavities. Hygienists from DOH-Broward are offering a free dental exam and tooth-strengthening fluoride varnish to clients of the department’s Women, Infants & Children (WIC) family nutrition program. Last year, the department

Jimmy Osceola wins statewide Native art competition

An oil painting created by artist Jimmy Osceola depicting Seminoles at Lake Okeechobee won the Natural Resources Conservation Service poster contest in August. The theme of the competition was “Water is the Essential Element.” Osceola’s painting, titled “Big Water of Life”, will be printed on posters and distributed to the United

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

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