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Poem: Eeche Poo Te Chach Cha Lee Wah Waache

  Eeche Poo Te Chach Cha Lee Wah Waache   Until my time comes, as you begin your next journey do not worry about your youngest warrior son.   I have been through this before yet this is the ultimate test of time, Aawaache is the greatest with pure love and pure strength that’s one of a

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki exhibit honors Tribal elders

BIG CYPRESS — While the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is known for preserving the Seminoles’ past, it is constantly working to honor the present and pave the way for the future. In doing so, the museum curated the exhibit “Depicting Wisdom: Seminole Elders in Art.” The exhibit features work by Tribal members Noah

Big Cypress thanks employees with fun day

BIG CYPRESS — About 100 Big Cypress employees were treated to a day of fun, bingo and a leisurely lunch Nov. 7 as a thank you for the work they did related to Hurricane Irma, which barreled through the reservation in September. “I want them to know how important they are,”

Toy drive sets out to help children

Santa isn’t the only one delivering presents this year. In an effort to spread cheer for the holidays, President Mitchell Cypress is hosting the third annual toy drive to benefit hospitalized children and those who were impacted by Hurricane Irma. The toy drive will be held Nov. 30 to Dec. 2.

Twice unsuccessful

On the dawn of Nov. 23, 1817, 250 U.S. soldiers circled Fowltown in battle formation with the mission to remove the Red Stick Creeks from their homes and to arrest the leaders and warriors for disobeying General Gaines orders. It was the U.S. Army’s second failed attempt to make the

Veterans Day celebrated across reservations

Every year, people around the U.S. gather on Nov. 11 to honor and celebrate the veterans of the U.S. military. The federal holiday was originally celebrated as Armistice Day and was created by President Woodrow Wilson on Nov. 11, 1919. Now, 98 years later, the Tribe continues to join in

Immokalee BG Club delivers Thanksgiving turkeys around town

IMMOKALEE — Kids from the Immokalee Boys & Girls Club made Thanksgiving special for 100 needy families in Immokalee on Nov. 20 by surprising them with a delivery of turkeys and all the fixings. It was the second time the club helped fill bellies around town. Former Immokalee Council project manager Pete

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