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Fort Pierce Indian Day

FORT PIERCE The Fort Pierce community enjoyed a competitive, but relaxed Indian Day on Sept. 28. Music from a disc jockey played throughout the day in the background and an abundance of home-cooked food was available to satisfy appetites with breakfast, lunch and dinner. The recreation department offered plenty of activities

Naples Indian Day

NAPLES One of the earliest celebrations of Indian Day took place with Tribal members in Naples on Sept. 19. The small, close-knit community had a full lineup of competitions to participate in, plenty of food to eat, and a variety of entertainment to take in. There was a surprise musical guest who

Reservations celebrate Indian Day

IMMOKALEE Immokalee took two days to celebrate Indian Day. On Sept. 26, culture was the focus while on Sept. 27 competition ruled the res. The culture department hosted a community luncheon at the culture village. As the women cooked, men chopped wood, carved under the shade of a chickee and reminisced about

Reservations show their Red Ribbon pride

With a nationwide theme of “Life is your journey, travel drug free,” Seminole reservations turned out in full force during the Tribe’s annual participation in Red Ribbon Week. (See all the images at the end of this story). From Oct. 12-17 Immokalee was filled with activities from colorfully decorated doors to community

Big Cypress hosts Wear Pink Day for breast cancer awareness

BIG CYPRESS — One in eight women will get breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Indian Cancer Foundation. And the group says American Indians face inequities in the incidence of cancer and in the rate of mortality. To bring awareness to breast cancer and recognize cancer survivors, Tribal

Tribal members, employees join autism walk in Sunrise

SUNRISE — The world has become accustomed to the idea of charities, donations, and fundraisers that support a cause, and along with raising money to help people with diseases and disorders come the numerous events that take place in the name of goodwill. The Autism Speaks Walk is an annual fundraising