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Archery hits the mark at Ahfachkee School

BIG CYPRESS — The ancient sport of archery has come to the Ahfachkee School as part of its physical education classes and the 21st Century afterschool program and students are eager to learn the skill. Big Cypress wildlife manager Jake Osceola teaches the after school program along with teachers Gualberto Mollings

Jade Osceola named Glades County Teacher of Year

BRIGHTON — Jade Osceola just may have been born to teach at Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School. As an elementary school student in the 1990s at Seminole Elementary School in Okeechobee, Osceola was one of the students who participated in the Friday pull-out program. Once a week Tribal students were allowed to

FIU group seeks donations to build campus chickee

A group at Miami’s Florida International University is raising funds to build a chickee on one of its campuses. The FIU chickee is an initiative of its Global Indigenous Forum (GIF) and corresponding student club – the Global Indigenous Group (GIG). The GIF has several projects and initiatives in work, primarily through

Dominic Osceola, 12, serves as CEO for a day

At age 12, Dominic Osceola already has an impressive career entry for his resume; bank chief executive officer at BizTown in Tampa. The Brandon Academy fifth-grader held the position for one day only, Dec. 3, as part of the Junior Achievement’s BizTown elementary school hands-on economic literacy program. As part of

Ahfachkee students dig up past in BC pasture

BIG CYPRESS — Pastures in Big Cypress contain a lot more than cattle; a treasure trove of Seminole history resides there. With some help from Ahfachkee School students, the Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) found significant evidence that the U.S. Army’s Fort Shackleford once stood in Moses Jumper Jr.’s pasture. In 2017,

Pemayetv Emahakv Students of the Month – October

    Elementary Neilani Thompson Malielle Bonilla Claire Randolph Karagen Bone Chosin Micco Tate Matthews Macayden Sardina Rosalie Jones Jon Jones Koty Gopher-Turtle Caysie Platt Peyton Thornton Logan French Bobbi Johns Osceola Daliyah Nunez Landon French Tehya Nunez Brody Riley Bryce Trammell Kashyra Urbina Hayden Woodward Middle Keenan Jones Saniya Rodrigues Pearcetin Tram Caitlyn Olivarez