BIG CYPRESS — The Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) recently completed an investigation of the historic Josie Billie Camp and its eligibility for the Tribal Register of Historic Places (TRHP). As development on the reservations grows, the THPO completes surveys as part of the On-Reservation Review Process to ensure culturally
As the research coordinator at the Museum, one of my jobs is to catalog past issues of The Seminole Tribune, beginning with the year 1984. Boxes and boxes of newspapers later, it is fair to say that doing so has been a real trip through time. The newspaper has reported
For perhaps the first time in more than 100 years, a Seminole dugout canoe was launched on the Wekiva River in central Florida.
Pedro Zepeda, who built the 16-foot craft from a Big Cypress log, was filmed March 12 in the Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka for a scene in
FORT LAUDERDALE — Colorful Warrior Theatre’s mixed-media "Indian Car: Old Photo" – a combination of Seminole culture and modern art through music, painting, poetry and prose – brought in the new without throwing out the old on March 30 at History Museum Fort Lauderdale.
The evening of diverse art, hosted by
HOLLYWOOD — May is known for the Kentucky Derby and Mother’s Day, but it’s also a month that calls attention to speech and hearing issues.
To coincide with Better Hearing & Speech Month, as designated by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Children’s Center for Diagnostics and Therapy – which is under
Friends and family gathered at the 7th annual Mike Allen Smith to honor his memory with a lunch, music and friendly horseshoe and cornhole competitions April 22 at Oneva Smith’s home in Big Cypress.
BONITA SPRINGS — A group of Immokalee seniors enjoyed a day on the town complete with lunch and shopping in Bonita Springs. After a leisurely feast at Rodizio Grill, a Brazilian steakhouse, the group went to Rural King to shop.
The store features a variety of goods geared toward country living
BIG CYPRESS — A traditional hunting camp is usually temporary and easy to dismantle and move. Daniel Tommie built one last summer that he hopes will remain on permanent display at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum in Big Cypress.
"I want to pay tribute, retell and relive our past for visitors to visibly